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ap·o·plec·tic

(ap'ŏ-plek'tik),
Relating to, suffering from, or predisposed to apoplexy.

apoplectic

(ăp′ə-plĕk′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or produced by apoplexy: an apoplectic fit.
2.
a. Having or inclined to have apoplexy.
b. Exhibiting symptoms associated with apoplexy.
3. Extremely angry; furious: "His accounts of the battles in 1812 left some veterans apoplectic with rage" (Rosamund Bartlett).

ap′o·plec′ti·cal·ly adv.

apoplectic

(ap″ŏ-plek′tik) [Gr. apoplēktikos, crippled by stroke]
Pert. to apoplexy.
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