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a.1.Pertaining to convulsion; convulsive.
n.1.A convulsionist.
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Keynes M (2004) The convulsionary Samuel Johnson and the miaowing of Mozart.
Cinqmars is horrified both by the homicidal fanaticism of the convulsionary sect, and by the joking, "indecent pantomime" the chevalier performs at a dinner party after witnessing the assembly, just to get a laugh out of his friends.
So far, so conventional, but then, tucked away on page 254, is this convulsionary piece of information.