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spasm

US [ˈspæzəm]
UK [ˈspæz(ə)m]
  • n.痉挛;抽搐;(感情或反应)一阵阵发作
  • Web一阵发作;肌肉痉挛;转筋
Plural Form:spasms  
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n.
1.
[c][u]
痉挛;抽搐a sudden and often painful contracting of a muscle, which you cannot control
a muscle spasm
肌肉痉挛
The injection sent his leg into spasm .
一针打下去,他的腿就痉挛了。
2.
[c]
~ (of sth)
(感情或反应)一阵阵发作,阵发a sudden strong feeling or reaction that lasts for a short time
a spasm of anxiety/anger/coughing/pain, etc.
突然一阵焦虑、愤怒、咳嗽、疼痛等

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