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synonyms for spasm

  • contraction
  • convulsion
  • eruption
  • outburst
  • pain
  • paroxysm
  • seizure
  • access
  • attack
  • burst
  • frenzy
  • jerk
  • throe
  • yank
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antonyms for spasm

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  • harmony
  • peace
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In Week 15, with the Lions out of playoff contention, Stafford played through torn cartilage in his rib cage that gave him body spasms.
DOES MATTHEW STAFFORD MAKE SENSE FOR WASHINGTON? HERE’S HOW THE QB WOULD FIT.SAM FORTIERJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hauser also scored 21 points, connecting on 7 of 13 three-pointers, and added seven rebounds despite being bothered by back spasms before the game.
VIRGINIA STAYS PERFECT IN THE ACC WITH AN EASY WIN AGAINST SYRACUSEGENE WANGJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile, multiple sclerosis patients have access to THC-based treatments in more than 30 countries to ease muscle spasms, expand mobility, decrease pain, improve sleep, and, overall, provide better quality of life.
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Gun sales surged, especially among first-time buyers, this year during the coronavirus outbreak and then spasms of racial unrest.
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Beyond cosmetic applications, Botox is a treatment for more than 20 medical conditions, including eye spasm, Bell’s palsy, headache, excessive sweating and urinary incontinence.
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DeGrom left his Wednesday night start after just two innings due to what the club described as a hamstring spasm.
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Here the Dimbula shot down a hollow, lying almost on her side—righting at the bottom with a wrench and a spasm.
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It might be a spasm of pain, and his somewhat pale face became paler; but he did not speak.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
What he dreaded was the spasm of dying—the convulsion that was to snap the thousand silver strings in the harp of life.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
Richard thought to see him fell the Greek to the stones; but his uplifted arm lowered, the spasm of madness passed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO SPASM

  • anguish
  • hurt
  • misery
  • pang
  • pounding
  • smarting
  • soreness
  • spasm
  • suffering
  • throb
  • throbbing
  • throe
  • twinge
  • access
  • attack
  • blow
  • bout
  • burst
  • caprice
  • conniption
  • convulsion
  • epileptic attack
  • frenzy
  • humor
  • mood
  • outbreak
  • outburst
  • paroxysm
  • rage
  • rush
  • spasm
  • spate
  • spell
  • stroke
  • tantrum
  • throe
  • torrent
  • turn
  • twitch
  • whim
  • whimsy
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