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/ kənˈvʌl ʃəˌnɛr i /
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of or affected with convulsion.
noun, plural con·vul·sion·ar·ies.
a person who has convulsions, especially as a result of religious experience.
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He was a convulsionary, and his head would be found wedged into tight places whence it could hardly be extracted.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
Formerly rude and convulsionary forces were actively at work, to compel chaos into anarchy and anarchy into order.In the Oregon Country|George Palmer Putnam