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paroxysms

noun , plural of paroxysm

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1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • a paroxysm of laughter greeted the pratfall
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2 a violent disturbance (as of the political or social order)
  • Darwin's introduction of the theory of evolution created paroxysms in both religion and science that are still being felt today
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