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v. seized, seizing, seizes
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

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By telegraph it was also possible to sieze new business opportunities immediately.
It must now sieze the opportunity to engage Syria one on one.
When you do return, sieze the opportunity to spend some time playing with and soothing your cat.
(9) Bernard Stiegler, "Desire and Knowledge: The Dead Sieze the Living," trans.
Israeli Pensioners Minister and former Mossad agent Rafi Eitan said in an interview to German magazine Der Spiegel last week that the same tactics to capture Nazi Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann could be used to sieze Ahmadi-Nejad and haul him before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
Grant thought otherwise), that the US had the right to colonize the Philippines after promising independence during the Spanish-American War, that the US had the right to sieze what is now Panama (was part of Columbia) to build the Panama Canal, had the right to overthrow several Central American governments on behalf of American business interests, and had the right to overthrow Iran's democratically elected secular government in 1953 in order to prevent Iran from asserting ownership of its own oil.
Satan rouses them from their "abject posture" (1.322) by saying that Heav'n will be lost "if such astonishment as this can sieze / Eternal spirits" (1.317-18).
Un cabinet de marqueterie en forme de tombeau dont le fond est d'ecaille de tortue, de cuivre jaune et d'estain, garni de six bandes canelees de cuivre dore ornees par le haut de testes de femmes et par les bas de mufles de lion, haut de trois pieds neuf pouces long de sieze pouces onze lignes et large de trieze pouces.
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As soon as the word 'mutiny' is uttered in the confrontation between the Captain and the Squire, subsequent events can be comprehended as revelations of, responses to, actions upon, or deviations from the sailors' efforts to sieze control, which can themselves be comprehended as an obstacle to recovering the treasure.
Amalahta, like Madoc's brother David the slave of unsubdued passions, threatens not only his mother but also Madoc's sister, Goervyl, and in the latter portion of "Madoc in Aztlan," he nearly fulfills his always dangerous potential to sieze power over both, a masculine menace to sovereign femininity.
As Black powerlessness during slavery should be a thing of the past, it is now of utmost importance that we sieze the opportunity of taking control over both of these determining interconnected factors in our lives today if we hope to avoid degradation, isolation and annihilation in a world of greed, violence, and pandemonium.