how to pronounce convulsion


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convulsion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of convulsion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of like convulsion of society but it's …”

meanings of convulsion


  1. An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
  2. An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
  3. Violent turmoil.

convulsion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word convulsion occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics convulsion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that convulsion can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with convulsion


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