An apocryphal story is widely known but probably not true.
The apogee of something is its highest or greatest point, especially in reference to a culture or career.
An apostate has abandoned their religious faith, political party, or devotional cause.
An apologia is a formal defense or justification of a belief, an idea, or a mode of conduct.
An apology is admitting that you did something to someone else that was not right—and saying that you're sorry for doing so.
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