More definitions of "convulse":
- (verb): Shake uncotrollably.
Example: "Earthquakes convulsed the countryside"
- (verb): Move or stir about violently.
Synonyms: thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate
- (verb): Cause to contract.
Example: "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"
- (verb): Contract involuntarily, as in a spasm.
Example: "The muscles in her face convulsed"
- (verb): Make someone convulse with laughter.
Example: "The comedian convulsed the crowd"