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A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty
“This was a time of political and social convulsion throughout Europe.”
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The action or sound of laughing
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The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter
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Intense or violent pain and struggle, especially accompanying birth, death, or great change
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A dramatic and wide-reaching change in conditions, attitudes, or operation
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(pathology) An abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction
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Plural for a sudden, violent, irregular movement of the body, caused by involuntary contraction of muscles and associated especially with brain disorders such as epilepsy, the presence of certain toxins or other agents in the blood, or fever in children
“Every thirty seconds or so a violent convulsion would shake her and she would tense then lie backwards, wheezing and moaning.”
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