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1 a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder
  • an epileptic seizure

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2 the unlawful taking or withholding of something from the rightful owner under a guise of authority
  • secret intrigues with the czar's ministers that culminated in the czarina's seizure of the throne

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The first known use of seizure was in the 15th century

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“Seizure.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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