how to pronounce convulse


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convulse is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of convulse in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… infects to convulse and twist like its …”

meanings of convulse


  1. To create great laughter.
  2. To violently shake or agitate.
  3. To suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortions of the body or limbs.

convulse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word convulse 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 convulse 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 convulse can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with convulse


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