Uvar Ivanovitch showed himself for an instant in the doorway, but he beat a retreat, convulsively twitching his fingers.
Nan suddenly threw her arms around his neck and held him convulsively.
It convulsively held fast to its precious relics, clung to the pillars of its religion, which it regarded as the only asylum.
He pressed her to him convulsively, then gently released her.
convulsively grasping the banister with both hands, his broad shoulders formed a mighty buttress against the pressing flood.
"It is I, father," she replied, clinging to him convulsively.
But at that instant their desperate efforts tore it loose from the convulsively jerking hulk.
The boy's hand pressed hers convulsively, but he did not speak at first.
Calyste welcomed that word with a kiss, and felt the marquise tremble under it convulsively, with passionate joy.
But Susan cried and sobbed all the more uncontrollably and convulsively.
convulsive con·vul·sive (kən-vŭl'sĭv)
Characterized by or having the nature of convulsions.
Having or producing convulsions.