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Definition of 'spasmodic'

Adjective

  1. affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements"
       Synonyms: convulsive spastic
  2. occurring in spells and often abruptly; "fitful bursts of energy"; "spasmodic rifle fire"
       Synonyms: fitful


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