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Definition of Apoplectically
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Literary usage of Apoplectically
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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"apoplectically full in summer, he must be sorely reduced in winter. This must, sooner or later, injure the health and stamina of the animal. ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1861)
"Appearance that of a person apoplectically somnolent; degree, partial or complete ; modification, by clonic contractions of the muscles. (Third Stage). ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1891)
"apoplectically .11 in summer, he must be sorely reduced in winter. This must, >ner or later, injure the health and stamina of the animal. ..."
4. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"... which had grown apoplectically suffused as Wiles went on, at last gasped, " But you got the trunk and have the papers ? ..."
5. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"... by his own snoring; and as is usual in such cases, sat apoplectically staring at vacancy, as defying vacancy to accuse him of having been asleep. ..."
6. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1890)
"apoplectically full in summer, he must be sorely reduced in winter. This must, sooner or later, injuriously affect the health and stamina of the animal. ..."
7. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"As the depth of Flurry's guile was revealed, laughter came upon me like a flood; I gurgled and shook apoplectically, and the colt gazed at me with serious ..."