Antonyms
Etymology

1. convulse

verb. make someone convulse with laughter.

Antonyms

  • strengthen

Etymology

  • convulsus (Latin)

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2. convulse

verb. be overcome with laughter.

Synonyms

  • express mirth
  • express joy

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • stand still
  • calm

Etymology

  • convulsus (Latin)

3. convulse

verb. contract involuntarily, as in a spasm.

Synonyms

  • squeeze
  • compact
  • contract
  • compress
  • press

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp

Etymology

  • convulsus (Latin)

4. convulse

verb. shake uncontrollably.

Synonyms

  • agitate

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • increase

Etymology

  • convulsus (Latin)

5. convulse

verb. move or stir about violently.

Synonyms

  • thresh
  • agitate
  • toss
  • shake
  • thresh about
  • jactitate
  • thrash
  • slash
  • thrash about

Antonyms

  • fire
  • stretch
  • stay
  • widen

Etymology

  • convulsus (Latin)

6. convulse

verb. cause to contract.

Synonyms

  • squeeze
  • compact
  • contract
  • compress
  • press

Antonyms

  • gain
  • distributed
  • loose
  • tall

Etymology

  • convulsus (Latin)

Sentences with convulse


1. Verb, base form
When a rabbit has a seizure, her body will typically convulse or experience tremors and her eyes may roll back into their sockets.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Muscles may begin to contract or convulse, and your dog may not be able to move normally as a result.

3. Adjective
During the seizure, your puppy may fall over and convulse.

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