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A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty
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“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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Plural for a painful involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles
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Plural for a tragic event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
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Plural for vehement utterance of the voice
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Plural for a sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
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Plural for an act of shuddering
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Plural for an amusement ride consisting of a buggy on a track that rises, falls, twists and turns
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Plural for a continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one's body
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Plural for the interruption of a settled and peaceful condition
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Plural for anger or aggression associated with conflict arising from a particular situation
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