English version

spasm of grief/laughter/coughing etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspasm of grief/laughter/coughing etcspasm of grief/laughter/coughing etcMISTRONG FEELING OR BELIEFa sudden strong feeling or reaction that you have for a short period of time I felt a spasm of fear. spasm
Examples from the Corpus
spasm of grief/laughter/coughing etcA spasm of coughing woke him.
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