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paroxysm

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  • nounseizure, spasm
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Synonyms for paroxysm

noun seizure, spasm
  • convulsion
  • flare-up
  • agitation
  • anger
  • attack
  • eruption
  • excitement
  • explosion
  • fit
  • frenzy
  • furor
  • fury
  • hysterics
  • outbreak
  • outburst
  • passion
  • rage
  • violence
  • frothing
  • fuming

Antonyms for paroxysm

  • calm
  • calmness
  • happiness
  • peace
  • peacefulness
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More words related to paroxysm

attack

noun. sudden dysfunction or disorder

attacks

noun. sudden dysfunction or disorder

convulsion

noun. muscle spasm

explosion

noun. eruption, discharge

explosions

noun. eruption, discharge

fit

noun. seizure; sudden emotion
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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