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Another word for paroxysm

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Noun
  1. A condition of anguished struggle and disorder

      1. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
      2. A spasm or pang of pain
      3. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
      1. A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
      2. Violent turmoil:
      3. Any violent disturbance, as a social upheaval or an earthquake
    See also:

    calm

  2. A violent, excruciating seizure of pain

      1. A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
      2. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
      3. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
      1. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.
      2. Any sudden, violent, temporary activity, feeling, etc.
      3. A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
      1. A period of photographing, filming, or recording electronically, esp. away from the studio
      2. Action or motion like that of something shot, as of water from a hose
      3. A body of ore in a vein, usually elongated and vertical or steeply inclined
      1. A device for clasping or fastening things together; a clamp
      2. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      3. A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
    See also:

    pain

Another word for paroxysm

Noun
  1. Outburst

  2. A fit

      1. The act of one who seizes, or an instance of this
      2. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      3. (Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
      1. A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
      2. Violent turmoil:
      3. Violent turmoil.
      1. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.
      2. Any sudden, violent, temporary activity, feeling, etc.
      3. A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
      1. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
      2. An episode or onset of a disease, especially an occurrence of a chronic disease:
      3. Scoring ability or potential:
    See also:

    outbreak