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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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convulse
Definition:
be overcome with laughter

Synonyms:

noun
convulse
jactitate, slash, thrash, thrash about, thresh, thresh about, toss.
disturb
amuse, bother, rock, shake, stir, torment, torture, unsettle, writhe, shake up.
verb
body
convulse.
communication
convulse.
contact
convulse.
derange
agitate, blur, botch, capsize, churn, clutter, confound, confuse, derange, disarrange, discompose, dishevel, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, displace, disturb, ferment, hash, jumble, meddle, mess, mislay, misplace, muddle, muss, perturb, ripple, roil, roughen, ruffle, rummage, rumple, scatter, scramble, swirl, tamper, toss, tousle, trouble, tumble, upset, whip, whisk, mix up.
disturb
agitate, bother, disturb, rock, shake, stir, torment, unsettle, writhe, shake up.
motion
convulse.
Examples of usage:
  1. At times a slight spasm seemed to convulse him, but only to be succeeded by long intervals of rigidity, during which Lucy plied the fan, gazing at her brother with horror- stricken eyes, while Oldroyd continued the cold bathing in the most matter- of- fact manner. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  2. If something would occur to break up this icy stillness of heart, to convulse the numbed powers of feeling, and shock them back into life before it was too late. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  3. Beauvouloir- that blessed man whose teachings had proved so precious to the child, and whose anxious glance at that frail idol had so often made the duchess tremble- declared that Etienne was now in a condition to live long years, provided no violent emotion came to convulse his delicate body. – The Hated Son by Honore de Balzac
  4. A serene joy passed over the features of the three, thus quietly originating a plan which was, with an earthquake's power, to make every throne in Europe totter, and to convulse Christendom to its very center. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  5. As we advanced, the Bosphorus widened more and more, and we soon entered that Black Sea, whose ominous name so well accords with the storms that perpetually convulse it. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell

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