convulse with (something)

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convulse with (something)

To shake or seize with something (such as a physical display of emotion). The wife of the victim convulsed with sobs at his funeral. After being outside in the snow for so long, Cathy started convulsing with shivers.
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convulse someone with something

to cause someone to quake or jerk because of pain or emotion. (Can be physical or figurative; see examples.) He convulsed with abdominal pain from something he ate. The audience was convulsed with laughter.
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The experts reportedly said that the symptoms, vomiting and convulsing with stomach cramps, would be common in poisoning with such a toxic chemical.
The victims, mostly labourers, started vomiting and convulsing with stomach pain on Sunday after drinking the liquor in slums around the city's Kidderpore port area along the river Ganges.