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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
  • access
  • ailment
  • bout
  • breakdown
  • convulsion
  • disease
  • failure
  • fit
  • illness
  • paroxysm
  • relapse
  • seizure
  • spasm
  • spell
  • stroke
  • throe

fit

noun. seizure; sudden emotion
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