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paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
import - significance; importance; meaning
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council