convulsively


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Related to convulsively: equally, unduly

con·vul·sive

 (kən-vŭl′sĭv)
adj.
1. Marked by or having the nature of convulsions.
2. Having or producing convulsions.

con·vul′sive·ly adv.
con·vul′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.convulsively - with convulsions, in a convulsive way; "her leg twitched convulsively"
Translations
بتَشَنُّج، باضْطِراب
křečovitěškubavě
krampagtigt
görcsösen
á krampakenndan hátt
kŕčovito
katılaraksarsılarak

convulsively

[kənˈvʌlsɪvlɪ] ADV [shake, jerk] → convulsivamente

convulsively

advkrampfartig; she sobbed convulsivelysie wurde von Schluchzern geschüttelt

convulsively

[kənˈvʌlsɪvlɪ] advconvulsamente

convulse

(kənˈvals) verb
to shake violently. convulsed with laughter.
conˈvulsive (-siv) adjective
conˈvulsively adverb
conˈvulsion (-ʃən) noun
(often in plural) a sudden stiffening or jerking of the muscles of the body.
References in classic literature ?
With a cry he turned and ran off through the woods weeping convulsively.
The young woman was unable to answer; she pressed the hand of the pianist convulsively.
He then seated himself in the center of the cavern, grasping his remaining pistol with a hand convulsively clenched, while his contracted and frowning eye announced the sullen desperation of his purpose.
Hepzibah, her hands convulsively clasped, stood gazing at the entrance.
Convulsively my hands grasped the tiller, but with the crazy conceit that the tiller was, somehow, in some enchanted way, inverted.
She managed to catch one of his hands and gripped it convulsively, drawing it to her face, and bathing it in her tears.
And the poor creature threw herself into a chair, and sobbed convulsively.
His eyes, wide and wet, at last flashed fiercely on her; his breast heaved convulsively.
A tremendous roar arose from the throat of Saint Antoine, and a forest of naked arms struggled in the air like shrivelled branches of trees in a winter wind: all the fingers convulsively clutching at every weapon or semblance of a weapon that was thrown up from the depths below, no matter how far off.
We all remained silent, and occupied with our own reflections (my aunt drying her eyes, and now sobbing convulsively, and now laughing and calling herself a fool); until I spoke.
His hands and arms moved convulsively, as if struggling with the nightmare; and besides several ejaculations in Hebrew, the following were distinctly heard in the Norman-English, or mixed language of the country:
Only six times," pleaded Smilash, his features working convulsively.