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Paroxysm

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Noun

1. convulsion, fit, paroxysm

a sudden uncontrollable attack

Example Sentences:
'a paroxysm of giggling'
'a fit of coughing'
'convulsions of laughter'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Paroxysm

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noun
1. 
an uncontrollable outburst
a paroxysm of giggling
2. pathology
a. 
a sudden attack or recurrence of a disease
b. 
any fit or convulsion

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Paroxysm

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noun
1. 
a sudden attack, or intensification of the symptoms, of a disease, usually recurring periodically
2. 
a sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm

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Paroxysm

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n.
1. A sudden outburst of emotion or action: a paroxysm of laughter.
2.
a. A sudden attack, recurrence, or intensification of a disease.
b. A spasm or fit; a convulsion.

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