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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To shake or disturb violently.

Usage examples (38)
  • A building will convulse if there is an explosion nearby.
  • Which wasn’t too bad until I noticed it was absolutely everywhere and started to convulse from the overdose.
  • Should grief convulse my heart with joyful knocks?
  • The same is true of outbreaks that convulse nations. for more
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