He pulled the flask out with a series of quick, almost convulsive movements.
And so complete was the bodily shut-down, with rapid eye movement and convulsive twitching, that a fierce pinch of the skin or a prick with a needle did nothing to wake her.
I could recognize that this is the emotional state I feel before I have those grand mal convulsive seizures that are what people think of when they think of epilepsy, but I don't.
She awoke, her body protesting as she drew a convulsive breath and sat up.
They had convulsive seizures, blasphemous screaming and trance-like state of mind.
A rabbit in its last convulsive leap appeared briefly, and the white-haired one stepped briskly forward to pick it up.
With that she stormed off leaving the rest of us rolling about in convulsive laughter.
Everything is fluid and in the throes of convulsive movement; yet, like the struts on the vase, stout pillars anchor and arrest the flow.
Devon struggled to speak through the convulsive shivering that wracked his body.
Rush theorized that all disease arose from convulsive action in the blood vessels, which he treated by purging and bleeding his patients, and inducing vomiting.