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Synonyms for convulse
kənˈvʌlscon·vulse

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. convulse

    Synonyms:
    agitate, shake, perturb, disturb

    Antonyms:
    soothe, collocate, compose, assuage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. convulseverb

    make someone convulse with laughter

    "The comedian convulsed the crowd"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  2. convulseverb

    be overcome with laughter

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  3. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitateverb

    move or stir about violently

    "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, cast aside, toss out, discard, whip, welt, bat, thresh, flip, toss away, strap, slash, pitch, lam, fling, cast away, trounce, lick, jactitate, dispose, flog, chuck, drub, thresh about, slam dance, cut down, sky, cream, slam, thrash about, cast out, lather, chuck out, thrash, toss, throw away, clobber, lash, mosh, gash, flail, put away

  4. convulseverb

    shake uncontrollably

    "earthquakes convulsed the countryside"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  5. convulseverb

    cause to contract

    "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  6. convulseverb

    contract involuntarily, as in a spasm

    "The muscles in her face convulsed"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. convulseverb

    Synonyms:
    throw into spasms

  2. convulseverb

    Synonyms:
    agitate, shake, disturb

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How to use convulse in a sentence?

  1. Tess Dumon:

    He'd had one of his frequent epilepsy crises that made him convulse, distort, fall and drool. However, something came up with this one, something unusual. My brother was not reacting to our calls and our light slaps, time had stopped.


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