spasmodic

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Convulsive; consisting of spasms
Erratic or unsustained
Of or relating to a spasm; resembling a sudden contraction of the muscles
Intermittent or fitful; occurring in abrupt bursts
{a} convulsive
Of or pertaining to spasm; consisting in spasm; occuring in, or characterized by, spasms; as, a spasmodic asthma
intermittent or fitful
A medicine for spasm
Soon relaxed or exhausted; convulsive; intermittent; as, spasmodic zeal or industry
Something that is spasmodic happens suddenly, for short periods of time, and at irregular intervals. He managed to stifle the spasmodic sobs of panic rising in his throat = intermittent
{s} of or pertaining to spasms, characteristic of a spasm, convulsive; fitful, irregular, intermittent
occurring in spells and often abruptly; "fitful bursts of energy"; "spasmodic rifle fire"
affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements"
erratic
of, or relating to a spasm; convulsive
fitful
spasmatical
spasmodically
in a spasmodic manner; intermittently
Spasmodically
spastically
spasmodically
convulsively; fitfully, irregularly
spasmodically
in spurts and fits; "I began to write intermittently and spasmodically"
spasmodically
with spasms; "the mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner
spasmodically
with spasms; "the mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner"
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