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One entry found for convulsion.
Entry Word: convulsion
Function: noun
Text: a violent disturbance (as of the political or social order) <the Russian Revolution was one of the major convulsions of the 20th century>
Synonyms cataclysm, paroxysm, storm, tempest, tumult, upheaval, uproar
Related Words overthrow, overturn, revolution, subversion, upset; fit, seizure, spasm; eruption, flare-up, outbreak, outburst; commotion, furor, fuss, hubbub, hullabaloo, row, ruckus, stew, turmoil; quaking, rocking, shaking, trembling