[kuh n-vuhl-siv] /kənˈvʌl sɪv/
of the nature of or characterized by or spasms.
producing or accompanied by :
1610s, from French convulsif, from Medieval Latin *convulsivus, from convulsus, past participle of convellere (see convulse (v.)). Related: Convulsively.
convulsive con·vul·sive (kən-vŭl’sĭv)
[kon-wey] /ˈkɒn weɪ/ noun 1. Thomas, 1735–1800? Irish soldier of fortune in America and India. 2. a city in central Arkansas. 3. a town in E South Carolina. 4. a male given name.
/ˈkɒnwɪ/ noun 1. a market town and resort in N Wales, in Conwy county borough on the estuary of the River Conwy: medieval town walls, 13th-century castle. Pop: 3847 (2001) Former name Conway 2. a county borough in N Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Gwynedd and Clwyd. Pop: 110 900 (2003 est). Area: […]
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/ˈkɒnɪˌbɪə; ˈkʌn-/ noun 1. William Daniel. 1787–1857, British geologist. He summarized all that was known about rocks at the time in Outlines of the Geology of England and Wales (1822)