convulsively
adverb see convulsive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Convulsively — Con*vul sive*ly, adv. in a convulsive manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convulsively — adv. Convulsively is used with these verbs: ↑jerk, ↑shudder, ↑swallow, ↑twitch …   Collocations dictionary

  • convulsively — convulse ► VERB 1) suffer convulsions. 2) (be convulsed) be caused by an emotion, laughter, or physical stimulus to make sudden, violent, uncontrollable movements. DERIVATIVES convulsive adjective convulsively adverb. ORIGIN Latin convellere pull …   English terms dictionary

  • convulsively — adverb with convulsions, in a convulsive way (Freq. 2) her leg twitched convulsively • Derived from adjective: ↑convulsive …   Useful english dictionary

  • convulsively — See convulsive. * * * …   Universalium

  • convulsively — adverb In a convulsive manner. See Also: convulse, convulsion …   Wiktionary

  • convulsively — adv. spasmodically, in a convulsive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • convulsively — con·vul·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • convulsive — convulsively, adv. convulsiveness, n. /keuhn vul siv/, adj. 1. of the nature of or characterized by convulsions or spasms. 2. producing or accompanied by convulsion: convulsive rage. [1605 15; < L convulsivus. See CONVULSE, IVE] Syn. 1. spasmodic …   Universalium

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