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paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)