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spasmodic
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm;
or: occurring in spells and often abruptly
  • On the following day Mr. Phillips was seized with one of his spasmodic fits of reform and announced before going home to dinner, that he should expect to find all the scholars in their seats when he returned.
    Chapter 15 — A Tempest in the School Teapot (60% in)
  • That day by the pond had witnessed its last spasmodic flicker.
    Chapter 30 — The Queens Class Is Organized (67% in)

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