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Definition of convulsive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

convulsive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//kənˈvʌlsɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvʌlsɪv//
 
 
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(of movements or actions) sudden and impossible to control a convulsive movement/attack/fit Her breath came in convulsive gasps.
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