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paroxysm

noun [C]  us   /ˈpær·əkˌsɪz·əm/
a sudden and powerful expression of strong feeling: The mention of his name can send people into paroxysms of anger.
Translations of “paroxysm”
in Vietnamese cơn bộc phát…
in Spanish paroxismo…
in Thai การปะทุ…
in Malaysian tdk dapat ditahan…
in French paroxysme, crise…
in German der Anfall…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不可控制的感情)突發…
in Indonesian serangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不可控制的感情)突发…
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