Noun(1) a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
(1) The idea that Scotland's wild salmon should be replaced by an artificial equivalent has created apoplexy among environmental groups, neighbouring river owners and angling bodies alike.(2) Although the number of strikes is still at an all-time low, the fact that they are rising, and impacting on virtually every area of public services has sent the political establishment into apoplexy .(3) Will they really be comfortable with a cozy rest-your-feet-on-any-chair type of living room, or will Mrs. Redford have apoplexy the first time Uncle David plunks his beer can down on the walnut end table?(4) But his methods are so boneheaded and his argument so incoherent, it's impossible to tell what he wants to do besides humiliate his actors, insult lesbians and drive his defenders into a state of apoplexy .(5) He barreled into office last fall and immediately drove reformers and critics to the brink of apoplexy with his abrasive time-to-get-tough rhetoric and his vows to wage ruthless war on gangs.(6) Browne died of apoplexy(7) On more than one occasion, he is said to have frothed at the mouth in a screaming rage, and is even known to have chewed the straw on the floor in apoplexy .(8) The Sovereigns, still in apoplexy over the betrayal, promised their favor to the man who brought the Traitor back alive.(9) In modern usage, apoplexy and stroke are synonymous terms, referring to sudden and lasting impairment of brain function caused by obstruction of or haemorrhage from the cerebral blood vessels.(10) In the whirl of fugitives an old senator raised his hands to his bald head, purple with apoplexy , and collapsed against the marble seat behind him.(11) He set every stone with his own hands and on coming ashore at the end of June, he complained of illness and died of apoplexy on July 6.(12) Imagine our apoplexy at being charged for travelling 500 miles up and down the A1 at rush hour when we had never been near the place - all because some clever criminal had fiddled with the little black box on our car.(13) James, who was about thirty-five years of age and of quiet and sober habits, had died from apoplexy .(14) This sentiment almost induces apoplexy in our authors.(15) Unionism reacted to their demands with anger verging on apoplexy .(16) the decision has aroused apoplexy among environmentalists
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