Words nearby saltatory spasm
How to use saltatory spasm in a sentence
The only joy is the momentary spasm of sexual gratification; the only happiness that of (temporarily) allayed jealousy.
A spasm of computer trouble yesterday delayed finishing some thoughts on Mitt Romney's USA Today op-ed about social safety nets.
Akin's view may be outrageous, but its outrageousness is not one man's mental spasm.Akin's Abortion View: More Widespread in GOP Than You Think|David Frum|August 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For three straight days, a spasm of violence has gripped Cairo, leaving 13 people dead and scores wounded.
Essentially, this is no more than a spasm of mindless and brutal high summer destruction.
Here the Dimbula shot down a hollow, lying almost on her side—righting at the bottom with a wrench and a spasm.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It might be a spasm of pain, and his somewhat pale face became paler; but he did not speak.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
What he dreaded was the spasm of dying—the convulsion that was to snap the thousand silver strings in the harp of life.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
Richard thought to see him fell the Greek to the stones; but his uplifted arm lowered, the spasm of madness passed.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
But what a contrast to this spasm of local statesmanship the earlier years of that drink-sodden century display!English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb