Apoplexy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæpəpleksi|  American pronunciation of the word apoplexy
Brit.  |ˈapəplɛksi|  British pronunciation of the word apoplexy

noun

- a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain (syn: cva, stroke)

Examples

Her speech caused apoplexy among the audience members.

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