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Apocryphal

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Meaning(of a story) widely believed but untrue

Synonyms:unverified, spurious, dubious, fictitious

Antonyms:undisputed, canonical

Apocryphal
Apogee

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Meaninghighest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee

Synonyms:apex, climax, crest, summit

Antonyms:nadir, perigee

Apogee
Apologist

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Meaningone who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia

Synonyms:vindicator, justifier, arguer, pleader

Antonyms:irrelative, unjustified

Apologist
Apoplexy

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Meaningstroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain

Synonyms:occlusion, seizure, stroke, thrombosis

Antonyms:consciousness, care

Apoplexy
Apostate

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Meaningone who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy

Synonyms:traitor, renegade, defector, recreant

Antonyms:zealot, partisan

Apostate
Apothegm

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Meaningpithy, compact saying

Synonyms:adage, proverb, saying, truism

Apothegm
Apotheosis

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Meaningelevation to godhood; an ideal example of something

Synonyms:deification, epitome, idolization, immortalization

Antonyms:exclusion, castigation

Apotheosis
Appall

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Meaningdismay; shock deeply

Synonyms:alarm, amaze, dishearten, discern

Antonyms:comfort, encourage

Appall
Apparent

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Meaningevident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement

Synonyms:credible, illusive, illusory, likely

Antonyms:doubtful, hidden

Apparent
Appease

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Meaningpacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement

Synonyms:alleviate, assuage, gratify, tranquilize

Antonyms:aggravate, provoke

Appease

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