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spasmodic
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm;
or: occurring in spells and often abruptly
  • Masses of Negroes stood idle, or, if they worked spasmodically, were never sure of pay; and if perchance they received pay, squandered the new thing thoughtlessly.
    Chapter 2 (14% in)

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