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seizure

sei·zure

seizure

 
pronunciation:
si zhr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden attack caused by a disease such as epilepsy.
A nurse helped the boy who was having a seizure.
 
similar words:
fit
definition 2: any act of seizing.
The news tonight reported a large seizure of drugs.
similar words:
capture, catch, grab, take
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