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paroxysmnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpær·əkˌsɪz·əm/
a ​sudden and ​powerfulexpression of ​strongfeeling: The ​mention of his ​name can ​sendpeople into paroxysms of ​anger.
(Definition of paroxysm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paroxysm”
in Spanish paroxismo…
in Vietnamese cơn bộc phát…
in Malaysian tdk dapat ditahan…
in Thai การปะทุ…
in French paroxysme, crise…
in German der Anfall…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不可控制的感情)突发…
in Indonesian serangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不可控制的感情)突發…
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