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paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate