“You mean James,” cried his wife, with a spasmodic movement of her hand to her breast.
Every impulse given to the masses is, in its nature, spasmodic and transitory.
But we were coming down, gliding down on a long angle, with the engine giving a spasmodic kick.
Inch by inch the revolver swung in a jerky, spasmodic circle.
After Bunker Hill spasmodic declarations of independence were made here and there by local bodies.
Patty's hand clutched Conny's shoulder in a spasmodic grasp.
For the same operation it is sometimes employed in spasmodic disorders.
It was an element of spasmodic conscience than he saw here, and it troubled him.
After which Mr Dorrit was seized with a doze for about a minute, out of which he sprang with spasmodic nimbleness.
Shocked into spasmodic action, the American jumped from barrel to ratlines.
spasmodic spas·mod·ic (spāz-mŏd'ĭk)
Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.
Happening intermittently; fitful.
Given to sudden outbursts of energy or of feeling; excitable.