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paroxysm
British English: /ˈparəksɪz(ə)m/
American English: /ˈpɛrəkˌsɪzəm/

Translation of paroxysm in German:

noun

  • Krampf Mask.
    (fit, convulsion) Anfall Mask. (of von)
    Paroxysmus Mask. (Medicine, Geology)
    paroxysm of rage/laughter
    Wut-/Lachanfall Mask.
    burst into paroxysms of laughter in a paroxysm of grief
    außer sich vor Trauer

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