paroxysm

[ par-uh k-siz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF paroxysm

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Saunders became vehement, and paid the penalty of a paroxysm of coughing.

His prisoner fell into a paroxysm of rage, and struck at him.

"It's this way, Munro," said he, when he had got over his paroxysm.

For a moment she lay with a paroxysm of death twitching her.

I dare not attempt to delineate the paroxysm of emotion which it excited in every heart.

At last, as the paroxysm had reached its height, he bounded up from the bed and awoke.

Lieut. Feraud passed from one paroxysm of astonishment into another.

Lieutenant Feraud passed from one paroxysm of astonishment into another.

His desire of life tormented him in a paroxysm of agonising remorse.

The next instant, he was down on his knees in a paroxysm of grief and despair.

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