Definition of convulsion:
tumult, upthrust, uproar, convulse, tantrum, fit, contort, paroxysm, hullabaloo, cataclysm, turbulence, tempest, earthquake, fidget, change, revolution, upheaval, contortion, bouleversement, uplift, burst, flail, fidgety, flounder, jerk, upthrow, calm, scene, attack, throe, excitement, storm, outbreak, seizure, conniption.
You wouldn't dream of Lulworth's existence until it suddenly breaks on you, and you see the blue bay lying asleep in the arms of giant rocks, which appear to have had a violent convulsion without disturbing the baby sheet of water.- "Set in Silver", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.
- "Homeburg Memories", George Helgesen Fitch.
- "Jack and the Check Book", John Kendrick Bangs.