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Example sentences for convulsion

He would lie motionless beneath a lily pad and then explode in a convulsion of movement if something tasty came by.
But a political convulsion has now upended this picture.
All coming together, interest was diffused, and no convulsion thus far is apprehended.
Now, with the big switch, there has been a nationwide convulsion.
Around the same time he begins to get excruciating headaches, which culminate in a convulsion.
Large doses have also been known to cause convulsion.
She wanted to go, wanted to be part of what was unfolding, this great historical convulsion.
After a brief space, the convulsion grew almost imperceptible, and finally subsided into the depths of his nature.
All the trouble and convulsion has proceeded from efforts to spread it over more territory.
Often a fever triggers a full-blown convulsion that involves the whole body.

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