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Synonyms of convulse in English:


  • his whole body convulsed
    shake uncontrollably/violently, go into spasms, shudder, jerk, thrash about;
    suffer a fit
  • Phrases

    be convulsed with laughter

    laugh uproariously, roar with laughter, hold one's sides, be doubled up with laughter
    informal split one's sides, be rolling in the aisles, be in stitches, die laughing, laugh like a drain, bust a gut, break up
    British informal be creased up, fall about laughing

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