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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.

Patient discussion about seize

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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They seize Napoleon by treachery, the English shut him up on a desert island in the ocean, on a rock ten thousand feet above the rest of the world.
With evidences of great discomfort, and even pain, he would crawl toward the pot and drag himself slowly to his knees, from which position he could reach into the receptacle and seize a piece of meat.
For though the celestial rapture falling out of heaven seizes only upon those of tender age, and although a beauty overpowering all analysis or comparison and putting us quite beside ourselves we can seldom see after thirty years, yet the remembrance of these visions outlasts all other remembrances, and is a wreath of flowers on the oldest brows.
Every Socialist did his share, and lived upon the vision of the "good time coming,"--when the working class should go to the polls and seize the powers of government, and put an end to private property in the means of production.
Then you must instantly seize your bag, and scatter the bread-crumbs among them.
He answered Prince John hotly, and the Prince bade his guards seize him and cast him into the Tower.
We had only just time to seize hold of the upper part, which rose about seven feet out of the water, and happily its speed was not great.
Ruminating to this effect on the brilliant future in reserve for him, David by the help of his check-string kept himself on the alert to seize the time of earliest dawn for his rising and departure.
Seize him and unmask him--that we may know whom we have to hang, at sunrise, from the battlements
Gliding forward, she tried to seize the African; but he eluded her grasp, just missing, in doing so, falling into the mysterious hole.
When a big branch bent down to seize him the Woodman chopped at it so fiercely that he cut it in two.
He had an impulse to throw himself on his knees and seize her hands and beg her not to go; but he knew there was no way of moving her; she would tell Griffiths what he had said and how he acted.