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  • noun

Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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The condition - which is thought to affect less than 100 children in the entire UK - means sodium channels in her brain are broken and electric impulses are unable to travel down the nerves, sparking epileptic fits.
He gave us a potted history of what had happened, and also gave us some of his mum's history and told us she was prone to epileptic fits.
Agar said: "Kirk had an epileptic fit at half-time.
Prosecutor Emma Ross told Airdrie Sheriff Court: "The cards came into her possession after Mrs McGuigan took an epileptic fit on a bus, with the cards on her.
Of course the Assembly leader, Stanley Silver, has had an epileptic fit with this pronouncement.
who raped three children and molested a woman as she had an epileptic fit was jailed A PERVERT who raped three children and molested a woman as she had an epileptic fit was jailed yesterday.
A PROTESTER has claimed gardai dragged his head along the ground while he was having an epileptic fit.
Johannesburg, Aug 18 ( ANI ): Pakistani wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal has reportedly been ruled out of his side's upcoming tour to Zimbabwe after he suffered an epileptic fit while playing for Barbados in the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
A BIRKBY man drowned after suffering an epileptic fit while in the bath, an inquest heard.
At the time I didn't realise that Miss Hall's daughter had recently suffered from an epileptic fit.
A 23-YEAR-OLD man died of an epileptic fit in front of his computer screen - in a tragedy a coroner said could have been linked to his love of video games.
Today Tim, a pupil at St Mary's School in Whickham, Gateshead, who celebrates his ninth birthday this week, said: "I rang the ambulance for my dad after he starting to have an epileptic fit.
Just two days into the week-long Thomson cruise, Dave suffered an epileptic fit which led to the ship's captain demanding they leave the liner.
Less than an hour before her wedding, she suffered an epileptic fit so severe it caused memory loss.
A MAN suffered a head injury after falling onto rocks when he had an epileptic fit while fishing.