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::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation