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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 court heard Mr Angus, who remembers very little about what happened, still could not feel his cheek bone or lip, had difficulties wearing glasses and had reported increased epileptic fits Purvis, of Seaton Avenue, Newbiggin, was jailed for three years for the attack.
Leanne had a dangerously long epileptic fit, known as a status seizure, while staying in London last September.
A note with the chocolates said: "To the very pretty lady, strawberry blonde hair in a ponytail and dark black haired gentleman with moustache (I think) - Stratford-upon-Avon 9th September lunch time outside Lakeland attending seizure/ epileptic fit."
It was reported that Wayne fainted due to an "adrenaline crash", but he has now told the Mirror it was his first epileptic fit.
But as she drove in Gateshead, she had an epileptic fit and careered into another car, leaving a two-year-old girl screaming and suffering whiplash.
Sarah, who had an epileptic fit, said: "I want to thank the boys and the driv-Sarah, who had an epileptic fit, said: "I want to thank the boys and the drivers."
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.
Phone stolen from epileptic fit victim, 19 A CALLOUS thief, who stole a phone from a Solihull teenager as he suffered an epileptic fit, is being hunted by police.
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).
"At the time I didn't realise that Miss Hall's daughter had recently suffered from an epileptic fit. In hindsight I should have given her the option to return to hospital."
The youngster was the only other person in the house when his mum Kate suffered an epileptic fit while she was sleeping.
HULL coach Richard Agar revealed that Kirk Yeaman suffered an epileptic fit at half-time of his side's 52-18 victory over Wakefield at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium.
TWO sisters aged four and six saved their father's life by dialling 999 when he had an epileptic fit.
Seve Ballesteros, 51, remains in hospital, with the results of tests carried out on him expected over the weekend after he suffered "a partial epileptic fit" last week.