“You mean James,” cried his wife, with a spasmodic movement of her hand to her breast.
It was an element of spasmodic conscience than he saw here, and it troubled him.
But we were coming down, gliding down on a long angle, with the engine giving a spasmodic kick.
Shocked into spasmodic action, the American jumped from barrel to ratlines.
After Bunker Hill spasmodic declarations of independence were made here and there by local bodies.
It was strange that he should have slept at all, for there had been spasmodic firing all night.
For the same operation it is sometimes employed in spasmodic disorders.
There was something ominous about the spasmodic and stertorous breathing.
After which Mr Dorrit was seized with a doze for about a minute, out of which he sprang with spasmodic nimbleness.
There is a brazen, barking, "croupy" cough in spasmodic croup.
spasmodic spas·mod·ic (spāz-mŏd'ĭk)
Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.
Happening intermittently; fitful.
Given to sudden outbursts of energy or of feeling; excitable.