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convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
recurrent - occurring again and again
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim