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apices a plural form of apex.
apiculture beekeeping, esp. on a large scale.
apiece for or from each one; each.
a piece of cake (informal) something extremely easy to do or accomplish.
a piece of the action (informal) a share of profits, or of some activity.
pied (French) on foot; by foot.
apish apelike in appearance or character. [2 definitions]
aplasia incomplete or faulty development of an organ or tissue.
aplastic pertaining to the incomplete or faulty development of an organ or tissue.
aplastic anemia a type of anemia caused by inadequate production of leukocytes, platelets, and the like by the bone marrow.
aplenty in abundant amounts. [2 definitions]
aplomb great self-confidence, composure, or poise.
apnea a temporary cessation of breathing.
APO abbreviation of "Army Post Office."
apo- off; away from; from.
apocalypse any of several early Jewish or Christian writings on divine revelation that symbolically depict the ultimate conflict between good and evil. [3 definitions]
apocarpous having distinctly separate seed-bearing organs, as the strawberry.
apocope the loss or omission of the final letter, syllable, or sound of a word, as in "talkin'" for "talking".
apocrypha (cap.) a group of fourteen books of the Old Testament that are rejected by Judaism, and considered by Protestants as uncanonical, eleven of which are accepted by the Roman Catholic Church. [2 definitions]
apocryphal of dubious authorship or authority. [3 definitions]
apodosis in a conditional sentence, the clause that expresses the result or conclusion, sometimes beginning with "then". (Cf. protasis.)