Definition of paroxysm:
distress, blaze, excitement, outburst, flash, throe, twinge, violence, rage, pang, surge, spasm, attack, conniption, anguish, burst, upheaval, frenzy, flush, gush, outbreak, flare, pain, gust, outbreak, uproar, torment, wo, tumult, tranquillity, torture, bouleversement, cramp, fury, fit, agitation, gale, anger, ebullition, rush, eruption, peace, suffering, convulsion, tempest, turmoil, ache, explosion, flare-up, seizure, storm, calm, scene, cataclysm, furor, shoot, tantrum, spurt, earthquake, impulse, agony, passion.
- "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell.
- "Chico: the Story of a Homing Pigeon", Lucy M. Blanchard.
- "The Gold of Chickaree", Susan Warner.