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paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
buccaneer - pirate
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant