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Sample sentences for the GRE study word paroxysm

paroxysm can be used as a noun

1.Then suddenly he slapped his thigh in a paroxysm of amusement. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Bumble was a hard-hearted brute, fell into a paroxysm of tears. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
3."The paper Of course" yelled Holmes, in a paroxysm of excitement. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
4.Hubble the last-named in a decent speechless paroxysm in a corner. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
5.In a paroxysm of fear, the boy closed the book, and thrust it from him. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
6.His paroxysm of rage over, he went on his way without once looking back. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
7.The child, hearing its mother's voice, broke out into a paroxysm of sobbing. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
8.For hastening the paroxysm of the woman. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
9.She said nothing further till the paroxysm was over then she continued, more kindly-. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
10.Unable to turn his back on the fanged danger and go on, the bull would be driven into paroxysms of rage. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
11.There may be a clue after all, if we can find why today his paroxysms came on at high noon and at sunset. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
12.The galvanic battery was applied, and he suddenly expired in one of those ecstatic paroxysms which, occasionally, it superinduces. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
13.He continued his words poured forth, as is the peculiarity of divine paroxysms of joy. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.Never did a gamester, whose whole fortune is staked on one cast of the die, experience the anguish which Edmond felt in his paroxysms of hope. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
15.As soon as cured of the slight soreness of my cock, my imagination recurred to the pleasure her handling and sucking had given me, and the delicious paroxysms she had produced, but, alas all too late. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous

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