con|vul´sive|ness


con|vul´sive|ness
con|vul|sive «kuhn VUHL sihv», adjective.
1. violently disturbing.
2. having convulsions.
3. producing convulsions.
con|vul´sive|ly, adverb.
con|vul´sive|ness, noun.

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