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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
apoplexyap‧o‧plex‧y /ˈæpəpleksi/ noun [uncountable] old-fashioned  MIan illness in your brain which causes you to suddenly lose your ability to move or think syn stroke
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apoplexyAmiss wondered if apoplexy would ensue, but all that followed was silence.It is clearly a massive apoplexy.Brian Dennehy, reprising his Broadway role, tackles Willy with bluster and a huge, bellowing presence bordering on apoplexy.Such a practice is enough to give some modern scholars apoplexy.It was enough to give you apoplexy.
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