Sentence Examples


  • Then she would be engulfed by another convulsive sob.
  • Between convulsive giggles, she panted out a weak defense.
  • Some of the most successful of the advances of medicine as a healing art have followed the detection of syphilitic disease of the vessels, or of the supporting tissues of nervous centres and of the peripheral nerves; so that, by specific medication, the treatment of paralytic, convulsive, and other terrible manifestations of nervous disease thus secondarily induced is now undertaken in early stages with definite prospect of cure.
  • In the pieces of the first period the convulsive excitement of the Prophet often expresses itself with the utmost vehemence.
  • Natasha did not change her position, but her whole body heaved with noiseless, convulsive sobs which choked her.

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