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spasmodic

spas·mod·ic

spasmodic

 
pronunciation:
spaez ma dihk
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: concerning, resembling, or marked by a spasm or spasms; convulsive.
definition 2: sudden and short-lived, or happening in intermittent bursts.
spasmodic laughter
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derivations: spasmodical (adj.), spasmodically (adv.)