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paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander