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In the immediate aftermath of the oil spill, apoplectic Southerners cast their disdain towards the North.

Editors were apoplectic, and they showed it by quitting en masse, leaving Mays to pick up the pieces.

It is a seething, boiling, roiling, apoplectic revulsion at the very idea of unions.

Hits several key buttons, not the least of which is that it sends the media into apoplectic shock, which the right wing loves.

Studios such as Disney and Paramount are apoplectic about the billions of dollars in revenue being lost to rampant online piracy.

"You have told me that before," roared the portly gentleman, waxing almost apoplectic.

Ferocity nearly inarticulate, fury almost apoplectic, were expressed by the face above the weather-worn rail.

But I am afraid that cook will have an apoplectic fit if he isn't careful, the way he was waving his arms and carrying on.

About noon, leaving the parlour, he was found a few minutes after in an apoplectic fit, or a seizure resembling apoplexy.

It was an apoplectic seizure, the doctors told us later, brought on by excessive nervous irritation of the brain.


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apoplectic, such as: frozen, immobile, inert, lifeless, paralyzed, and stagnant.

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