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Hancock has spasmodic dysphonia, which makes it difficult to speak.

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It was a conversation pressed spasmodically by the guerrillas, with a view to a negotiated political settlement with the U.S.

Bascomb muttered something to himself, his shoulders heaved and his hands clenched spasmodically.

Then, at Cordelia's amazed look of shocked distress, she hugged her spasmodically.

For a moment he knelt gasping beside the shapeless being, his great hands spasmodically feeling the pulseless breast.

His eager, nervous face was white; his chipmunk eyes narrowed; his great hands, held palm backward, clutched spasmodically.

Her fingers clenched spasmodically, as though she already felt the hilt of the fatal blade between them.


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On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spasmodically, such as: again and again, generally, intermittently, many times, often, and periodically.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.