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apologia

ap·o·lo·gi·a

apologia

 
pronunciation:
ae p lo ji
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part of speech: noun
definition: a formal, often lengthy, explanation and defense of one's actions, beliefs, or motives.
similar words:
alibi, apology
Word Parts
The word apologia contains the following parts:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.