Synonyms of convulse
1 shakeDictionary • He let out a cry that convulsed his whole body.
shake • Shake the rugs well and hang them out.
agitate • Gently agitate the water with a paintbrush.
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agitateIf you agitate something, you shake it so that it moves about.
• Gently agitate the water with a paintbrush.
contortIf someone's face or body contorts or is contorted, it moves into an unnatural and unattractive shape or position.
• His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
shakeIf you shake something, you hold it and move it quickly backwards and forwards or up and down. You can also shake a person, for example, because you are angry with them or because you want them to wake up.
• Shake the rugs well and hang them out.
Thesaurus for convulse from the Collins English Thesaurus