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  • apocryphal

    An apocryphal story is widely known but probably not true.

  • apogee

    The apogee of something is its highest or greatest point, especially in reference to a culture or career.

  • apostate

    An apostate has abandoned their religious faith, political party, or devotional cause.

  • apologia

    An apologia is a formal defense or justification of a belief, an idea, or a mode of conduct.

  • apology

    An apology is admitting that you did something to someone else that was not right—and saying that you're sorry for doing so.

  • apocalypse

    a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil

  • apocalyptic

    prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

  • apoplectic

    pertaining to or characteristic of apoplexy

  • apostasy

    the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)

  • apostatize

    abandon one's beliefs or allegiances

  • apostle

    an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform

  • apostrophe

    address to an absent or imaginary person

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