VCR 10

Presentation

The constant ravel to convince the people to support the Treaty of Versailles of 1919 cause President Wilson to suffer a(n) _________________ attack and become paralyzed.

Apoplexy

n. A stroke; a sudden loss of muscular control, sensation, or consciousness usually resulting from rupture or blockage of a blood vessel (often used hyperbolically to describe a state of extreme rage that produces exaggerated responses).


apoplectic, adj.


Apo <G. "Away from"

Plessian <G. "To Strike"

Synonyms:


Occlusion

Fit

Seizure

Convulsion

Stroke

Thrombosis


Antonyms:

Consciousness

Healthy

Choose the incorrect sentence.

  • In Korean dramas, it is quite common for a company boss to have an apoplexy attack due to a close adviser taking o ff with all the company's money.
  • The children were so obnoxious, the teacher felt extreme rage and felt that she might suffer from apoplexy.
  • The child felt so apoplectic for breaking his friend's sand castle, so he helped her make a new one.
  • Having too many bad cholesterol will clog up your blood stream thus causing apoplexy.