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Word: convulsion

Definition: violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive


Sentences Containing 'convulsion'

500-525 CE), political convulsion engulfed the Pallavas due to the Kalabhra invasion of the Tamil country.
A 2007 review said CBD had shown potential to relieve convulsion, inflammation, cough, congestion and nausea, and to inhibit cancer cell growth.
A number of other pilgrims began to exhibit similar convulsions, and the convulsion phenomenon began to rival and eclipse the miracle phenomenon.
It was such an early day that it came soon, even to me, who was in a fever of expectation, and half afraid that an earthquake or a fiery mountain, or some other great convulsion of nature, might interpose to stop the expedition.
Not only no great convulsion, but no sensible disorder, arose from so great a change in the situation of more than 100,000 men, all accustomed to the use of arms, and many of them to rapine and plunder.
Prior to convulsion, several symptoms may be present – most distinctly that of an aura.
So for coitus, it is but the attrition of an ordinary base entrail, and the excretion of a little vile snivel, with a certain kind of convulsion: according to Hippocrates his opinion.
The body can tolerate partial pressures of oxygen around indefinitely, and up to for many hours, but higher partial pressures rapidly increase the chance of the most dangerous effect of oxygen toxicity, a convulsion resembling an epileptic seizure.
The group was formed by Lars Lofven, formerly of Convulsion and Inanimate, Gustaf Jorde of Crematorium, and Matte Modin.
The spread of the convulsion phenomenon, however, divided the Jansenist camp.
There was something else which she would fain have said, and she stabbed with her finger into the air in the direction of the doctor's room, but a fresh convulsion seized her and choked her words.

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