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convulsionary

[kuh n-vuhl-shuh-ner-ee] /kənˈvʌl ʃəˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
of or affected with convulsion.
noun, plural convulsionaries.
2.
a person who has convulsions, especially as a result of religious experience.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; convulsion + -ary
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