Crossword Clue & Answers
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:
- Irish Independent - Simple - 27 Apr 2021
- The Mirror Classic - 15 Apr 2021
- The Mirror Classic - 16 Mar 2021
- The Mirror Classic - 18 Feb 2021
- The Mirror Classic - 31 Jan 2021
- The Guardian Speedy - 17 Jan 2021
- The Mirror Classic - 14 Dec 2020
- Irish Independent - Simple - 11 Dec 2020
- The Sun Cryptic - 15 Oct 2020
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - 28 Sep 2020
Definitions and usage
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- (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
- A painful and involuntary muscular contraction
The manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"
A local and habitual twitching especially in the face
A sudden abrupt pull
A sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
The act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
Severe spasm of pain; "the throes of dying"; "the throes of childbirth"
(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?"
Cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin"
Move or pull with a sudden motion
The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
An unrestrained expression of emotion
A sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"
A physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval
The act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
A painful and involuntary muscular contraction
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