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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Happening now and then. Also: Related to sudden uncontrolled muscle contractions.

Usage examples (34)
  • The pain in my knee was spasmodic so I never knew when I would be able to play a game.
  • Adjective : spasmodic efforts at reform
  • Mr. Harding was some minutes quite dumbfounded, and Mr. Arabin could only talk in short, spasmodic sentences about his love and good fortune.
  • "You think my gait 'spasmodic' -- I am in danger -- Sir --," she wrote in June as if with a grin. for more
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