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convulse

(kən-vŭls′)
v. con·vulsed, con·vulsing, con·vulses
v.tr.
To affect with irregular and involuntary muscular contractions; throw into convulsions.
v.intr.
To become affected by convulsions; shake.

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Q. my friend has convulsions what can i do to make it stop and improve his life quality?

A. what type of convulsions? my best friend is epileptic, but as long as he get's his meds and sleep well- nothing ever happens. i know that as a child all my friend ever wanted was to go to school like everyone else... and to go to school trips without being afraid.

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I took a huge number of pills and a huge amount of vodka and the mixture of them made my body convulse so much that I broke four ribs, but I was still unconscious.
He also confessed that the incident took place in a hotel room, adding the mixture of drugs and alcohol made his body convulse so much that he broke four ribs.
60), visitors saw the mannequin, naked from the waist up, tremble and convulse whilst strapped in the chair, and its hair begin to burn.