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convulsion

Synonyms of convulsion in English:

noun

  • 1 she had convulsions
  • 2 (convulsions) the audience collapsed in convulsions
    fits of laughter, paroxysms of laughter, uncontrollable laughter
    informal hysterics
  • 3 the political convulsions of the period
    upheaval, eruption, cataclysm, turmoil, turbulence, tumult, disruption, agitation, disturbance, unrest, disorder
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