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convulse

[kən'vʌls]

гл.

  1. обычно страд. вызывать судороги, конвульсии

  2. обычно страд. заставить задрожать от смеха, сильных эмоций

  3. трясти, сотрясать

  4. потрясать, поражать (о событии, явлении)

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convulse

[kən'vʌls]

v; обыкн.; pass

  • to be convulsed by an earthquake — содрогаться/дрожать от землетрясения
  • to be convulsed with laughter/anger/pain — смеяться до упаду, дрожать от злобы, корчиться от боли

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She wanted to scream, but could not master the spasms which convulsed her lungs.
Если бы Линден могла, она закричала бы от боли, но горло было перехвачено спазмом и ей больше не подчинялось.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
An awful disinclination to talk convulsed Mr Rennit's features as a thin faint voice came up the wires.
– В трубке послышался невнятный голос, и лицо мистера Реннита исказилось – ему смертельно не хотелось отвечать.
Greene, Henry Graham / The Ministry of FearГрин, Генри Грэм / Ведомство страха
Ведомство страха
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Издательство "Мастацкая литература", 1984
The Ministry of Fear
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1943 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1973
Chokingly the woman drew a long breath, uttered a convulsed sob and rushed from the room.
Женщина с шумом, словно задыхаясь, втянула в себя воздух, судорожно всхлипнула и бросилась вон из комнаты.
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key / Tender is the NightФицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей / Ночь нежна
Ночь нежна
Фицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей
© 1933, 1934 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© renewed 1948, 1951 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan
© Перевод Е. Калашниковой. Наследники, 2007
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
Tender is the Night
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
He was shaking, nearly convulsing.
Он дрожал, казалось, он вот-вот забьется в конвульсиях.
Castaneda, Carlos / The Active Side of InfinityКастанеда, Карлос / Активная сторона бесконечности
Активная сторона бесконечности
Кастанеда, Карлос
© 1998 by Laugan Productions
© "София", 2008
© ООО Издательство "София", 2008
The Active Side of Infinity
Castaneda, Carlos
© 1998 by Laugan Productions
He picked a piece of cotton from his knee, the fire grimaced behind his back, and his shadow on the wall and ceiling was disrespectfully convulsed.
Он наклонился и снял с колена какую-то нитку, а огонь плясал у него за спиной, и его тень на стене и на потолке непочтительно кривлялась.
Wells, Herbert George / KippsУэллс, Герберт / Киппс
Киппс
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Kipps
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells, 1905
Susie was convulsed with laughter at his pompousness, and he turned to her with the utmost gravity.
Сюзи сотрясал смех от его велеречия, и он повернулся к ней, сохраняя полную серьезность.
Maugham, Somerset / The MagicianМоэм, Сомерсет / Маг
Маг
Моэм, Сомерсет
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© Перевод. Н. И. Кролик, 2009
© The Royal Literary Fund, 1908
The Magician
Maugham, Somerset
© Serenity Publishers 2008
Raho's face was hideously convulsed.
У Рахо лицо было страшно искажено.
Le Guin, Ursula / Rocannon's WorldЛе Гуин, Урсула / Планета Роканнона
Планета Роканнона
Ле Гуин, Урсула
© "Техника - молодежи", 1989 г.
Rocannon's World
Le Guin, Ursula
© 1994 by Ursula К. LeGuin
© 1966 by Ace Books, Inc.
I convulsed. Footsteps sounded through the deafness of pain in my ears.
Я судорожно дернулась: приближавшиеся шаги слышались даже сквозь оглушающую боль в ушах.
Saintcrow, Lilith / To Hell and BackСэйнткроу, Лилит / Дорога в ад
Дорога в ад
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2008 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Волковский В. Перевод на русский язык, 2011
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2011
To Hell and Back
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2008 by Lilith Saintcrow
Suddenly, however, we heard a step behind us, and there was the landlord, his heavy eyebrows drawn over his savage eyes, his swarthy features convulsed with passion.
Вдруг сзади послышались шаги, и мы увидели хозяина. Густые брови пошлись у него в одну линию над злобно сверкающими глазами, смуглое лицо подергивалось судорогой.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Adventure of the Priory SchoolКонан Дойль, Артур / Случай в интернате
Случай в интернате
Конан Дойль, Артур
© "Колос", 1981
© перевод Н. Волжиной
The Adventure of the Priory School
Conan Doyle, Arthur
Thorin was absolutely convulsed, rocking back and forth in his chair, wiping his eyes with a napkin.
А Торина просто трясло, он качался взад-вперед, вытирая глаза салфеткой.
King, Stephen / Wizard and GlassКинг, Стивен / Колдун и Кристалл
Колдун и Кристалл
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1997
© Перевод, В.А. Вебер, 1998
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2003
Wizard and Glass
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1997, 2003
I rolled over spluttering, and came to rest convulsed with breathless laughter.
Отплевываясь, я покатился вниз и затрясся от беззвучного смеха.
Wells, Herbert George / The First Men in the MoonУэллс, Герберт / Первые люди на Луне
Первые люди на Луне
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The First Men in the Moon
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
Then the creature that convulsed its bulk out of the Roadmaster's trunk is mostly gone, no more than a shadow in the mist.
А потом существо, вывалившееся из багажника "бьюика", исчезло, оставив лишь смутный силуэт в тумане.
King, Stephen / From A Buick 8Кинг, Стивен / Почти как "бьюик"
Почти как "бьюик"
Кинг, Стивен
© Перевод. В.А. Вебер, 2003
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2004
From A Buick 8
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 2002
He thrust upward, his fingers biting into her flesh as she convulsed around him.
Прайд склонился к ней, стиснув ее руками.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
He convulsed within himself.
Он корчился в судорогах.
Brooks, Terry / The Scions of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Потомки Шаннары
Потомки Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
The Scions of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1990 by Terry Brooks
But they were obliterated in a sudden red flood from his mouth as he convulsed, choking.
И вдруг неудержимый кровавый поток вырвался у него изо рта. Отчаянно закашлявшись, он забился в конвульсиях.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / The Warrior's ApprenticeБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Ученик воина
Ученик воина
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
© перевод С. Роя, С. Курдюкова, 1995
The Warrior's Apprentice
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986

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kən'vʌlsVerbобычно вызывать судороги; конвульсии

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be convulsed with laughter
корчиться от смеха

Word forms

convulse

verb
Basic forms
Pastconvulsed
Imperativeconvulse
Present Participle (Participle I)convulsing
Past Participle (Participle II)convulsed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I convulsewe convulse
you convulseyou convulse
he/she/it convulsesthey convulse
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am convulsingwe are convulsing
you are convulsingyou are convulsing
he/she/it is convulsingthey are convulsing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have convulsedwe have convulsed
you have convulsedyou have convulsed
he/she/it has convulsedthey have convulsed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been convulsingwe have been convulsing
you have been convulsingyou have been convulsing
he/she/it has been convulsingthey have been convulsing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I convulsedwe convulsed
you convulsedyou convulsed
he/she/it convulsedthey convulsed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was convulsingwe were convulsing
you were convulsingyou were convulsing
he/she/it was convulsingthey were convulsing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had convulsedwe had convulsed
you had convulsedyou had convulsed
he/she/it had convulsedthey had convulsed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been convulsingwe had been convulsing
you had been convulsingyou had been convulsing
he/she/it had been convulsingthey had been convulsing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will convulsewe shall/will convulse
you will convulseyou will convulse
he/she/it will convulsethey will convulse
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be convulsingwe shall/will be convulsing
you will be convulsingyou will be convulsing
he/she/it will be convulsingthey will be convulsing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have convulsedwe shall/will have convulsed
you will have convulsedyou will have convulsed
he/she/it will have convulsedthey will have convulsed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been convulsingwe shall/will have been convulsing
you will have been convulsingyou will have been convulsing
he/she/it will have been convulsingthey will have been convulsing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would convulsewe should/would convulse
you would convulseyou would convulse
he/she/it would convulsethey would convulse
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be convulsingwe should/would be convulsing
you would be convulsingyou would be convulsing
he/she/it would be convulsingthey would be convulsing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have convulsedwe should/would have convulsed
you would have convulsedyou would have convulsed
he/she/it would have convulsedthey would have convulsed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been convulsingwe should/would have been convulsing
you would have been convulsingyou would have been convulsing
he/she/it would have been convulsingthey would have been convulsing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am convulsedwe are convulsed
you are convulsedyou are convulsed
he/she/it is convulsedthey are convulsed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being convulsedwe are being convulsed
you are being convulsedyou are being convulsed
he/she/it is being convulsedthey are being convulsed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been convulsedwe have been convulsed
you have been convulsedyou have been convulsed
he/she/it has been convulsedthey have been convulsed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was convulsedwe were convulsed
you were convulsedyou were convulsed
he/she/it was convulsedthey were convulsed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being convulsedwe were being convulsed
you were being convulsedyou were being convulsed
he/she/it was being convulsedthey were being convulsed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been convulsedwe had been convulsed
you had been convulsedyou had been convulsed
he/she/it had been convulsedthey had been convulsed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be convulsedwe shall/will be convulsed
you will be convulsedyou will be convulsed
he/she/it will be convulsedthey will be convulsed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been convulsedwe shall/will have been convulsed
you will have been convulsedyou will have been convulsed
he/she/it will have been convulsedthey will have been convulsed