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spasmodist

[ spaz-muh-dist ]
/ ˈspæz mə dɪst /
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noun
a person who is spasmodic, especially in style, as a writer, painter, etc.
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Origin of spasmodist

First recorded in 1840–50; spasmod(ic) + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM spasmodist

spas·mo·dism, noun
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