Sentence Examples

  • The controversial comedian's set was rude enough to cause apoplexy among the more conservative audience members.  
  • People having fits of apoplexy was a very common plot device in classic literature. Today, it’s more commonly known as a stroke, which just doesn’t sound as romantic.
  • In 1846 Wakefield, exhausted with labour, was struck down by apoplexy, and spent more than a year in complete retirement, writing during his gradual recovery his Art of Colonization.
  • In January or February 169 Verus died at Altinum, apparently of apoplexy, though some ventured to say that he was poisoned by Aurelius.
  • He died of apoplexy at Paris on the 12th of September 1768.