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apoplectic

a puh plek tik

  • a  pertaining to or characteristic of apoplexy
    apoplectic seizure

  • British officials were apoplectic some weeks ago when the President and Defense Secretary Rumsfeld suggested Saddam may have destroyed his banned weapons before the invasion.
  • In particular, the thought of race mixing at the highest levels made white Southerners apoplectic.
  • Aside from the guilty-until-proved-innocent argument, many students are apoplectic that a for-profit entity--which charges 87 per student per year for plagiarism detection--is .
News & Articles

  • Hedge Fund Manager Browder: If I Get Assassinated...
    Bill Browder, chief executive and founder of Hermitage Capital Markets, told CNBC the Russian government is "apoplectic" over sanctions imposed on Russian officials that he has campaigned for, and if he gets assassinated, "everyone would know who did it."
    June 14, 2013 - CNBC
  • A ranking of Pac-12 Stadiums
    Every year during the preseason, we rank things -- best this, best that. It's highly subjective. And fans seem to like it. We know that because it makes so many of you apoplectic at our bias and stupidity. Athlon Sports has ranked the Pac-12 stadiums. Here's its completely defensible list. Auzten Stadium, Oregon Husky Stadium, Washington Rose Bowl, UCLA LA Coliseum, USC Folsom Field, Colorado ...
    June 13, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
Quotes

  • Amy Winehouse in Actress Archives
    I do worry about her being around people like him. He'sa scumbag. I flipped when I saw him sitting with Amy backstage at her Brixton gig. That night I went crazy. My wife thought I was going to have a heart attack. I was apoplectic,said Mitch...
  • Julia Roberts in New York Times
    By the time I get there, I'll be entirely apoplectic,Ms. Roberts said in a phone interview from her home in Los Angeles. "But the terror is part of the excitement."
  • Lance Armstrong in USA Today
    Greg is just not in check with reality,Armstrong said Monday from New York City. "It's ridiculous. Greg is obsessed with foiling my career. I'm apoplectic when I read stuff like that."

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