On hearing this shocking news King Wenceslaus was seized with an apoplectic fit, and died a few days afterwards.
Nonsense! cried the count, suddenly reddening with an apoplectic flush over neck and nape as old people do.
Politicians will dismiss a rise in crime figures as " mostly traffic offenses ", whilst becoming quite apoplectic about car theft and joyriding.
He went apoplectic & said " I am a Labor MP!