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synonyms for paroxysmal

  • bouncy
  • bumpy
  • rough
  • shaking
  • twitching
  • convulsive
  • fitful
  • jarring
  • jolting
  • lurching
  • shaky
  • spasmodic
  • tremulous
  • twitchy
  • uncontrollable

antonyms for paroxysmal

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  • fluid
  • smooth
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How to use paroxysmal in a sentence

Soliris, the company’s biggest product with almost $4 billion in 2019 sales, is a monoclonal antibody used to treat rare conditions such as paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
ASTRAZENECA ACQUIRES RARE-DISEASE SPECIALIST ALEXION IN $39 BILLION DEALKDUNN6DECEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
Rather than studying these explosions from a distance through telescopes, Park, a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, creates something akin to these paroxysmal blasts using the world’s highest-energy lasers.
GIANT LASERS HELP RE-CREATE SUPERNOVAS’ EXPLOSIVE, MYSTERIOUS PHYSICSEMILY CONOVERNOVEMBER 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It is daring, flippantly defiant, paroxysmal, and redundant in explosive adjectives; but it is not true to nature.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
The crust of the earth is subject to certain movements, which are either sudden and paroxysmal, or protracted and tranquil.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
The subsidence would be gradual, the elevation paroxysmal, and perhaps intermittent.
THE STORY OF THE EARTH AND MANJ. W. DAWSON
These fits of paroxysmal coughing are much more severe than spells of ordinary coughing.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
Itching, commonly intense, is usually a conspicuous symptom; it may be more or less paroxysmal.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
The sole and essential symptom is itchiness, usually more or less paroxysmal, and worse at night.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Paroxysmal Laryngitis, or Laryngismus stridulus, is a nervous affection of the larynx that occurs in infants.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Frequently she waylaid him, and sunk upon the pavement in real or assumed paroxysmal fits when he approached.
DANGER! A TRUE HISTORY OF A GREAT CITY'S WILES AND TEMPTATIONSWILLIAM HOWE
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WORDS RELATED TO PAROXYSMAL

  • bouncy
  • bumpy
  • convulsive
  • fitful
  • jarring
  • jolting
  • lurching
  • paroxysmal
  • rough
  • shaking
  • shaky
  • spasmodic
  • tremulous
  • twitching
  • twitchy
  • uncontrollable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.