Definition of apoplexy:
fortuity, CVA, cerebrovascular accident, anger, throw, occlusion, solidus, annoyance, stroke, fury, rage, slash, temper, mood, accident, circulatory trouble, separatrix, thrombosis, irritation, shot, diagonal, cam stroke, outrage, resentment, asperity, seizure, stroking, chance event, virgule.
disease (part of speech: noun)
- "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
- "Revenge!", by Robert Barr.
Rather anxiously, Mr. Ellsler continued: These fits, for all I know, may spell apoplexy- anyway, he is too frail a man to safely indulge in them; so, for heaven's sake, do nothing to cross him; be on time, be perfect- dead letter- perfect in your parts; write out all his directions if necessary; grin and bear anything, so long as he doesn't have a fit!- "Life on the Stage", Clara Morris.