Bo·he·mi·an

[boh-hee-mee-uh n]

noun

2. ( usually lowercase  ) a person, as an artist or writer, who lives and acts free of regard for conventional rules and practices.

 

so·bri·quet

[soh-bruh-key, -ket, soh-bruh-key, -ket; French saw-bree-ke]

noun, plural so·bri·quets [-keyz, -kets, -keyz, -kets; French -ke]

a nickname.

 

as·sent

[uh-sent]

verb (used without object)

1. to agree or concur; subscribe to (often followed by to  ): to assent to a statement.

2. to give in; yield; concede: Assenting to his demands, I did as I was told.

 

par·ox·ysm

[par-uh k-siz-uh m]

noun

1. any sudden, violent outburst; a fit of violent action or emotion: paroxysms of rage.

2. Pathology . a severe attack or a sudden increase in intensity of a disease, usually recurring periodically.

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