verb (used with object), con·vulsed, con·vuls·ing.
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Origin of convulse
OTHER WORDS FROM convulsecon·vuls·ed·ly, adverbcon·vuls·i·ble, adjectivecon·vuls·i·bil·i·ty, nounun·con·vulsed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for convulse
As these collective failures convulsed the nation, the individuals who ran Facebook, Twitter, and AWS faced a difficult choice.The Right’s Message to Silicon Valley: 'Free Speech for Me, But Not for Thee'|David French|January 16, 2021|Time
The haunting video shows apparent victims, including children, convulsing and foaming at the mouth.Six Chilling Moments from Charlie Rose’s Assad Interview (VIDEO)|Ben Teitelbaum|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I turned to look at the building that I had just run out of; it was convulsing uncontrollably.
His girlfriend told CBS Sacramento that he was “convulsing, snorting, trying to breathe.”'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Seizures & More Movies That Can Kill (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|November 8, 2010|DAILY BEAST
In the middle of a prayer meeting, Jindal claimed that Susan collapsed and began convulsing on the floor.
Once that happened, global assembly lines would stop, the losses would mount, and the entire industry would begin convulsing.
“Very good,” said he, tucking the brain-convulsing volume under his arm.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
So rigid was his self-control that he gave no other sign of the passion that was convulsing him.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
Her fortitude gone, her pains convulsing her, she wailed to Taylor the story of the nights tragic adventure.The Ranchman|Charles Alden Seltzer
I had no doubts of it as a prophetic utterance, as a world-convulsing message, but the Editor of Lippincott's had.Our Philadelphia|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
With an Argus eye he watched her destinies through all her convulsing changes.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson