use paroxysm in a sentence.
You can use a similar setup with:"Just then, one of the group said '42' and everyone chuckled, apart from person explaining [who probably needs an identity for this variant to work], who doubled up in paroxysms of uncontrollable laughter.
To be perfectly blunt, the "much cheaper option", which I fear you may have failed to consider due to your current state of consumerist paroxysm, is to just wait until your current contract is up.
I can't speak for the author, but the general idea is that because anarchy ("no rule") precludes the monopoly on violence that exists in state systems, there is better hope of some force countervailing the worst paroxysms of the majority.
Even after 30+ years I still recall Carl Sagan from the Cosmos episode "Who Speaks for Earth":"In a full nuclear exchange, in the paroxysm of global death, the equivalent of a million Hiroshimas would be dropped all over the world.
This warrantless, unsupervised paroxysm of fear has got to stop.