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seizure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of seizure

  1. 1 a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder an epileptic seizure Synonyms of seizure access, bout, case, fit, attack, siege, spell, turnWords Related to seizure recurrence, relapse; brainstorm, convulsion, eclampsia, pang, paroxysm, spasm, throe; agitation, frenzy; breakdown, collapse, prostrationNear Antonyms of seizure arrest, relief, remission

  2. 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 Synonyms of seizure arrogation, commandeering, detainer, expropriation, preemption, appropriation, takeover, usurpationWords Related to seizure annexation, assumption, attachment, confiscation, grab, impoundment, repossession, sequestration; defalcation, embezzlement, misapplication, misappropriation, misuse, peculation, theft; despoilment, looting, pillaging; encroachment, infringement, piracy; invasion, occupancy, occupation, preoccupancy, trespass; deforcement, disfurnishment, dispossession, ejection, stripping



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