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::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
::: megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
::: flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
::: sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
::: salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday