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  1. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ.
  2. A violent, excruciating seizure of pain.
  3. A sudden and temporary burst of energy, activity, or emotion.
    Etymology: From spasme < spasmus < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (spasmos) "spasm, convulsion" (Compare span)

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