1 make someone convulse with laughter; "The comedian convulsed the crowd"
2 be overcome with laughter
3 move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed" [syn: thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate]
4 shake uncotrollably; "earthquakes convulsed the countryside"
5 cause to contract; "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"
6 contract involuntarily, as in a spasm; "The muscles in her face convulsed"
- To violently shake or agitate.
- To create great laughter.
to violently shake
- Spanish: convulsionar, crispar
Seizure may refer to:
Medical termA seizure, also known as a convulsion or fit, is a sudden loss of consciousness, a change in one's state of consciousness, or loss of control over one's body.
Legal TermSeizure is the legal removal of property.
TelecommunicationsIn telecommunications, a seizure is an attempted call, as in Answer/Seizure ratio
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