convulsively

All Adverb
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  • She drew her hand back convulsively, as if he had already touched her. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • She covered her face with both her hands, and her form shook convulsively. Cited from Alice, by E. B. Lytton, Book 10
  • She felt her husband draw back and start convulsively under the touch of her lips. Cited from Men in War, by Andreas Latzko
  • Taking the young girl in his arms, he pressed her convulsively to his heart. Cited from The Companions of Jehu, by Alexandre Dumas
  • It moved then, moved suddenly, even convulsively, as a wounded man might move. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Ten minutes later he pressed his hand upon his breast, while his features worked convulsively. Cited from Helping Himself, by Horatio Alger
  • His mouth worked convulsively, and it was some moments before he could speak. Cited from The Golden Shoemaker, by J. W. Keyworth
  • Peter pressed both the little feet between his hands, pressed them almost convulsively. Cited from Winnie Childs, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Then she laid both her hands convulsively on her heart. Cited from Andreas Hofer, by Lousia Muhlbach
  • She caught his hand between both her own and pressed it convulsively to her breast. Cited from The Splendid Idle Forties, by Gertrude Atherton
  • He caught hold of her convulsively, and she pressed his head against her breast. Cited from O Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919, by Various
  • His lips moved convulsively, and his face was very pale, but he spoke not. Cited from Last of the Barons, by Lytton, Book 1
  • Still he crept slowly towards her, his lips working and his hands moving convulsively. Cited from The Sport of the Gods, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Then he fell forward on his face, his fingers working convulsively. Cited from Orrain: A Romance, by S. Levett-Yeats
  • She held out her hand convulsively in parting as if she would leave the rest with him. Cited from The Last Shot, by Frederick Palmer
  • The eyes were open and fixed, and his breath coming and going convulsively. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • Suddenly she shook convulsively, and would have kept her face firm, but she could not. Cited from Madelon, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • And convulsively she threw her young arms around the kind neck. Cited from Five Little Peppers Midway, by M. Sidney
  • He felt her heart beating wildly against his own, their arms closed around each other convulsively. Cited from The Master-Knot of Human Fate, by Ellis Meredith
  • Then his whole frame shook convulsively under his efforts to control his emotion. Cited from The Amulet, by Hendrik Conscience
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Meaning of convulsively

  • adverb With convulsions, in a convulsive way
    her leg twitched convulsively