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seize

(sēz)
v. seized, seizing, seizes
v.tr.
v.intr.
To exhibit signs of seizure activity, often with convulsions.

seiz′a·ble adj.
seiz′er n.

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Q. after breaking both my tib and fib in my ankle - my joint has now seized up completely - is this a normal occu I have been told my ankle koint may never work again - has this ever happened to anyone else - and if so, what route did you take next - either a dusion or ankle replacement, which would you recommend? Any advice would be great Thanks you in advance

A. here is an article that might give you an idea:

http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/may08/clinical6.asp

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Strangely, for this nation of cities and shopkeepers, the entrepreneurial spirit that would seize upon and exploit these occasions of geography was slow to develop.
On the other hand, when the opportunity presented itself, as in the Mahdiyya movement in the Sudan and the Pan-Islam movement half a century later, Muslims did not seize upon these opportunities to consolidate their response and to block Western intrusion.
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