GRE Word List

CONVULSION

violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive

The meaning of the word convulsion is violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive.

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