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 ?
The Fish, panting convulsively, thus entreated for his life: "O Sir, what good can I be to you, and how little am I worth?
When Hetty had caught sight of the vast crowd in the distance, she had clutched Dinah convulsively.
The whole creature heaved and pulsated convulsively. A lank tentacular appendage gripped the edge of the cylinder, another swayed in the air.
Thomson's face twitched convulsively. His teeth had come together with a little snap.
The general and Totski exchanged looks; Gania fidgeted convulsively in his chair.
With a cry he turned and ran off through the woods weeping convulsively. "I don't care--I killed him, but I don't care," he sobbed.
The young woman was unable to answer; she pressed the hand of the pianist convulsively. Mademoiselle Reisz perceived her agitation and even her tears.
Convulsively my hands grasped the tiller, but with the crazy conceit that the tiller was, somehow, in some enchanted way, inverted.
"But," said the countess, breathlessly, with her eyes fixed on Monte Cristo, whose arm she convulsively pressed with both hands, "we are friends, are we not?"
He pulled at it and, wrench- ing it free, swung up its red brilliancy with a mad cry of exultation even as the color bearer, gasping, lurched over in a final throe and, stiff- ening convulsively, turned his dead face to the ground.
Although but two feet apart, our aeronauts could not hear each other speak, but with firmly-clinched hands they clung convulsively to the cordage, and endeavored to steady themselves against the fury of the tempest.