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Spasm
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Spasm as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

16 April 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 17 answers for the crossword clue 'Spasm', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Spasm a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Spasm as an answer itself some 150 times.

Spasm is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 27 April 2021 with the answer being TIC, we also found TIC to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
  • A painful and involuntary muscular contraction

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

RR

3 Letters

FIT
The manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"

TIC
A local and habitual twitching especially in the face

4 Letters

JERK
A sudden abrupt pull

PANG
A sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"

5 Letters

BURST
The act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"

CRAMP
A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

THROE
Severe spasm of pain; "the throes of dying"; "the throes of childbirth"

6 Letters

HICCUP
(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?"

TWINGE
Cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin"

TWITCH
Move or pull with a sudden motion

7 Letters

SEIZURE
The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

8 Letters

OUTBURST
An unrestrained expression of emotion

PAROXYSM
A sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"

10 Letters

CONVULSION
A physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval

11 Letters

CONTRACTION
The act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

MUSCLESPASM
A painful and involuntary muscular contraction

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