As they talked only commonplaces, awkwardly and spasmodically and slowly, she rose and pressed the button of the bell.
He clutched at it spasmodically, to be sure it was still safe.
Silently he held her hands for a few seconds, pressed them spasmodically and the next moment they were free.
For the lad caught him spasmodically by the arm with both hands.
From time to time this hand clenched tightly and spasmodically into a fist, large, heavy-boned and wicked-looking.
"My luck is serving me to-day," the newcomer went on spasmodically.
Plants must receive care when it is needed, and this care should be given regularly, instead of spasmodically, to be effective.
He extended his arm, and moved it spasmodically to encourage them.
spasmodically, he set his fangs in a viselike tightening of his grip.
Then she saw Margaret, smiled at her spasmodically, and yawned again.
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.