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  • n  a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • n  the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  • n  the act of taking of a person by force
  • n  the taking possession of something by legal process

  • The Chief Justice's second seizure means he classified in medical terms as an epileptic.
  • A seizure can be pretty scary, especially when the person starts twitching uncontrollably or, in rare cases, stops breathing altogether.
  • The senator's seizure is diagnosed as a malignant tumor.
News & Articles

  • Seizure of 33 pounds of meth lands 4 in hot water
    OTTUMWA — A meth investigation lasting more than a year in southeast Iowa finally ended with a seizure of 33 pounds of meth and four arrests. During the course of the investigation, officers conducted more than 20 controlled purchases of methamphetam
    June 21, 2013 - Ottumwa Courier
  • Volkmann says he had seizure a day before fight
    04:18 PM ET 06.20 | Jacob Volkmann admitted he had a seizure before his last WSOF 3 fight, and kept that information to himself so he could fight. "The maid knocks on my door and keeps on knocking, and I [thought], 'I'd better not get up too fast.'
    June 21, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Man suffers seizure, rolls car in Auburn
    No serious injuries were reported in a one-vehicle rollover accident that occurred after the car's driver suffered a seizure Friday morning in Auburn, authorities said. Emergency responders were summoned at 9:35 a.m. to the 800 block of N.
    June 21, 2013 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

  • Ibrahim Hooper in The Sun
    Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said: "Whatever the details of the government's case against the owners of the mosques, as a civil rights organisation we are concerned that the seizure of American houses of...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in ABC News
    We're deeply concerned. We're following it very closely,Clinton said at a meeting at the State Department. "More specifically, we are now focused on this particular act of piracy and the seizure of the ship that carries 21 American...
  • Mia Farrow in Reuters UK
    Before his seizure, Mr. Jamous played a crucial role in bringing the SLA to the negotiating table and in seeking reconciliation between its divided rival factions,Farrow said in the letter dated August 5. "I am therefore offering to take...

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