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Suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs
“His words echoed in the emptiness of his mind as his frail, emaciated body began to convulse and was racked by involuntary spasms.”
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Completely disrupt
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Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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To make less organized
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To cause to laugh or smile
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Choke or retch
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To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
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Cause extreme pain, anguish, or distress to
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To make spontaneous sounds and movements as instinctive expressions of lively mirth or amusement
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Burst or shatter violently and noisily as a result of rapid combustion, excessive internal pressure, or other process
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To pant or breathe hard or with difficulty
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Expelling air with sound
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To cause physical pain to
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