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convulse

verb

1 convulse

Make someone convulse with laughter.

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Roget 378: feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain etc. n.; suffer, ache, smart, bleed; tingle, shoot; twinge, ... show more

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more



2 convulse

Be overcome with laughter.

3 convulse

Move or stir about violently.

synonyms: jactitate, slash, thrash, thrash about, thresh, thresh about, toss.

Roget 61: derange; disarrange, misarrange; displace, misplace; mislay, discompose, disorder; deorganize, discombobulate, disorganize; embroil, unsettle, ... show more

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Dutch: woelen

4 convulse

Shake uncontrollably.

5 convulse

Cause to contract.

6 convulse

Contract involuntarily, as in a spasm.

Dutch: verkrampen


Moby thesaurus: afflict, agitate, agonize, ail, amuse, beat, beat up, beguile, bite, bloody, bug, burn, chafe, churn, churn up, claw, concuss, crucify, cut, delight ... show more.

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