produce an attack (of some illness)

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produce an attack (of some illness)

To trigger a sudden or acute onset of some illness or its symptoms. All of the dust in the air produced an attack of asthma. After living with epilepsy for so long, I've learned to recognize what will produce an attack.
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produce an attack

(of an illness) Go to an attack (of an illness).
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At its peak, the Fort Jackson outbreak produced an attack rate of 26.45 cases per 1,000 soldiers per month.
George of Trebizond, an enthusiastic supporter of Aristotle, produced an attack on Plato in 1458--the famous Comparatio philosophorum Platonis et Aristotelis.
What made the chase even more intense was the fact that Real Madrid still need a manager and that - post-Benfica - produced an attack of the jitters.
Three minutes from the break United produced an attack of devastating simplicity with Easton head-flicking a Dykstra clearance and Miller setting up Dodds.
Even allowing for their injury problems and lack of experience up front, Saints were so intent on holding what they had that they almost never produced an attack other than on the counter.