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apoplexy

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈæp.ə.plek.si/

apoplexy noun [U] (ANGER)

very great anger: In a fit of apoplexy, he thumped the table with both hands.

apoplexy noun [U] (ILLNESS)

old use a stroke noun resulting from a brain haemorrhage
Translations of “apoplexy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大怒, 勃然大怒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大怒, 勃然大怒…
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