The elder woman grew pale beneath the coarse powder that daubed her cheeks, and her dry lips twitched with a spasm of pain.
"Hell!" he faltered aloud, and then he choked and collapsed on the bed in a shaken spasm of grief.
"Promise me," Stefan said to Damon, and then a spasm of pain twisted his face.
A slight spasm passed over his face.
Both induce a spasm of the bronchial tubes, and we have a lot to learn about both of these diseases.
But the smile died, squeezed out by spasms of anticipation and anxiety.
But the laughter shook him again like a spasm.
Each gurgle caused a painful spasm in his neck, but he didn’t care.
His knees went again and he jerked back upright like a spasm.
I felt a spasm of panic as I stared at her wide, childlike eyes.
a painful and involuntary muscular contraction: trismus, opisthotonos, cramp, twitch, charley horse, vellication, kink, muscle spasm, crick, writer's cramp, graphospasm, twitching, rick, myoclonus, charley-horse, blepharospasm, tenesmus, wrick, symptom
(pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel): retch, laryngismus, cardiospasm, bronchospasm, heave, constriction