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spasm

noun [C]  /ˈspæz·əm/ us  
a sudden, uncontrollable tightening of a muscle, or a sudden, burst of activity or energy: He left the game because of back spasms. The rebels’ spasm of resistance was short-lived.
Translations of “spasm”
in Spanish espasmo…
in French spasme…
in German der Krampf…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽搐,痙攣…
in Russian спазм, судорога…
in Turkish kasılma, spazm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抽搐,痉挛…
in Polish skurcz…
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