Synonyms of spasm in English:

spasm


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noun

1‘Lee felt a muscle spasm in her back’

SYNONYMS
convulsion, contraction, throes, cramp
twitch, jerk, tic, start, shudder, shiver, tremor, tremble

2‘a spasm of coughing’

SYNONYMS
fit, paroxysm, attack, burst, bout, seizure, outburst, outbreak, explosion, access
informal splurt
rare ebullition, boutade