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1. Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.
2. Happening intermittently; fitful: spasmodic rifle fire.
3. Given to sudden outbursts of energy or feeling; excitable.
[New Latin spasmōdicus, from Greek spasmōdēs, from spasmos, spasm; see spasm.]
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|Adv.||1.||spasmodically - with spasms; "the mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner"|
|2.||spasmodically - in spurts and fits; "I began to write intermittently and spasmodically"|
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1. (Med) → de forma espasmódica
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spasmodically[spæzˈmɒdɪkəli] adv (= intermittently) → spasmodiquement
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spasmodically[spæzˈmɒdɪk/əlɪ] adv (fig) (grow) → irregolarmente; (attempt, work) → in modo discontinuo
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