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spasmodic División en sílabas: spas·mod·ic
Pronunciación: /spazˈmädik/

Definición de spasmodic en inglés:


1Occurring or done in brief, irregular bursts: spasmodic fighting continued
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The orchestra comes to life in spasmodic bursts.
  • The band bring abrasive but melodic rock that comes complete with spasmodic on-stage performance.
  • She gives a last little spasmodic lunge and then pulls away and takes a deep breath.
1.1Caused by, subject to, or in the nature of a spasm or spasms: a spasmodic cough
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hiccups are the spasmodic, involuntary contraction of the diaphragm that is caused by irritation of the nerves that supply these muscles.
  • In a letter to Emily Howland, Washington described Benson as ‘whimsical, spasmodic and rather superficial.’
  • The oil is topically applied to relieve spasmodic pains.


Pronunciación: /spazˈmädək(ə)lē/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The rumbles of thunder continued spasmodically above our heads, and the streets occasionally lit up in a flash of lightening.
  • Its little brown form quivered spasmodically as it sneezed.
  • He coughed spasmodically before gasping out his next words.


Late 17th century: from modern Latin spasmodicus, from Greek spasmōdēs, from spasma (see spasm).

Palabras que riman con spasmodic

aperiodic, episodic, geodic, melodic, methodic, monodic, parodic, periodic, prosodic, psalmodic, rhapsodic, Roddick, threnodic
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