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  • paroxysm
    on June 7, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) A sudden uncontrollable attack. Synonyms: convulsion, fit. Usage: Michael strained backward in a paroxysm of rage, making fierce short jumps to the end of the tether as he snarled and growled with utmost fierceness. Discuss

  • windsock
    on June 6, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) A tapered, open-ended sleeve pivotally attached to a standard, that indicates the direction of the wind blowing through it. Synonyms: drogue, air sock, wind cone. Usage: The air traffic controller noted that the airport's windsock was fully extended.

  • raring
    on June 5, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (adjective) Full of eagerness; enthusiastic. Synonyms: impatient. Usage: Standing at the starting line of the race, he shifted from foot to foot and was raring to go.