APOCALYPSE APOCRYPHA APOCRYPHAL APODA APODAR APODIA
APODICTIC APODO APODOUS APOGAMY APOGEE APOLO
APOLOGUE APOLOGY APOMIXIS APOMORPHIC APOPLEXY APOPTOSIS
APORIA APOSTASIS APOSTATE APOSTLE APOTHECA APOTHEGM
APOTHEGMA APOTHEOSIS APOTROPAIC

~ APOCALYPSE  id+ | VISION or MANIFEST DISASTER |
              id+ | FUTURE DISASTER or SUFFERING |
     note see> CALYPSO
     gr APO        = REMOVE A COVER
                     TO REVEAL
                     REVELATION
     gr KALYUPTEIN   COVER
                     CONCEAL
     lat CELARE      TO HIDE
     sp  CELO        JEALOUSY
         CELULA      CELL
     ply> | JEALOUSY CAN BE
            AN APOCALYPTIC PRISON |
     hx> A CHRISTIAN VIEW OF APOCALYPSE
         IMPLIES A PAINFUL REVELATION OF
     FUTURE SUFFERING
     by extension it implies
     A PAINFUL END from
     APOCALYPSE so named the
     LAST BOOK OF THE NEW TESTAMENT or
              BOOK OF REVELATION     see> more below
~ APOCRYPHA   id+ | HIDDEN | also
              id+ | DOUBTFUL AUTHENTICITY |
              id+ | NON CANONICAL | from
     gr KRYPTEIN = TO HIDE
                   CONCEAL
     as in sug> CRYPT
     ply> | ENCRYPTED SCRIPT |
     hx> APOCRYPHA ARE FOURTEEN BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
         INVULGATE LATIN
     NEVER FOUND IN HEBREW
     PREPARED BY ST JEROME BUT
     NOT FULLY ACCEPTED
     NONETHELESS THE STORIES FOUND IN THEM
     REVERBERATE ACROSS CHRISTIAN LITERATURE
     REGARDLESS THAT MUCH HAS BEEN DECLARED AS
     APOCRYPHAL BY JEWS AND PROTESTANT CHRISTIANS WHO
     DECLARED THESE BOOKS TO BE NON CANONICAL
     note THE ROMAN CATHOLIC or LATIN CHRISTIAN CHURCH HAS
          ACCEPTED ELEVEN OF THE FOURTEEN BOOKS INCLUDING
     EIGHT ROMAN SIBYLINE BOOKS                sug> SYBIL
          ply> | BEFORE THE USE OF THE CANNON
                 BISHOPS CAN CANE TO ENFORCE CANON |
~ APOCRYPHAL  id+ | SPURIOUS |        sug> FEIGNED
              NOT VERITABLE thus      sug> FAKE
              NOT ACCEPTABLE          sug> FICTION
              gr KRYPTEIN  = TO HIDE or CONCEAL
~ APODA       FOOTLESS                sug> PODIATRY
~ APODAR      sp verb see> APODO      sug> PODIUM
~ APODIA      same
~ APODICTIC   id+ | EVIDENT or DEMOSTRABLE TRUTH | from
              lat APODICTUS or
              gr  APO and DEIKNYNAI for TO SHOW
~ APODO       id+ | NAME or VALUE | as in
              PETER "THE GREAT" or
              IVAN THE "TERRIBLE"  note
              lat  PUTARE = PUT or INPUT re
                            NAMING  as in
              sp   MOTE     APPELLATION  see> APPEAL
                   MOTO     THEME
~ APODOUS     same  implies LACKING LOCOMOTION
              gr APOUS = AWAY and COVER
              biol> order of AMPHIBIANS     sug> SNAKES
~ APOGAMY     biol> CELL DIVISION WITHOUT SEXUAL FUSION
              med>  DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT SEXUAL ORGANS
                    note gr GAMOS = MATRIMONY        sug> GAMETE
              ply> | LACK OF A GAMOS PREVENTS A GAME OF
                     GONAD MATRIMONY MARRIAGE AND MOTHERHOOD |
~ APOGEE      id+ | SUMMIT or CULMINATION |
              sp CUMBRE = MOUNTAIN TOP
              sc> THE POINT AT WHICH A PLANET
                  IS FARTHEST or MOST SEPARATED
              FROM THE EARTH  or
              opp is PERIGEE
~ APOLO       or see> APOLLO
~ APOLOGUE    IT DENOTES THE MAIN POINT OF A STORY
~ APOLOGY     id+ | TO SPEAK AFTER perhaps in
                    DEFENSE |     see> APOLLO
     gr APO and
        LEGEIN = TO SPEAK or rather
     APPEAL note sp APELLIDO = APPELLATION or NAME
     myth>  APOLLO CAST THE DECISIVE APPEAL
            TO FORGIVE ORESTES FOR
     KILLING HIS MOTHER IN REVENGE FOR
     THE MURDER OF HIS FATHER
     TRIED BY THE GODS ORESTES WAS
              ALMOST CONDEMNED
~ APOMIXIS    biol> ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION MOSTLY IN PLANTS
~ APOMORPHIC  biol> ANCESTRAL TRAIT or CHARACTER
~ APONEUROSIS biol> med> "NEUROSIS" implies
                          "NERVE LIKE"
              NERVES are FLAT FIBROUS RIBBON LIKE TISSUE
              LENDING SUPPORT TO MUSCLES AND CONNECT WITH
              PARTS TO BE MOVED or INSERTIONS
~ APOPLEXY    id+ | FALL DROP |
              as if STRUCK DOWN
     as in " TO SEPARATE BY A STROKE "
     TO STRIKE WITH CRIPPLING EFFECT
     gr APO and                  sug> COMPLEX
        PLESSEIN = TO STRIKE  sug> PLEXUS
     sp PLAGA      PLAGUE
     med> denotes  SUDDEN ATTACK or in
                   vern> SUDDEN PARALYSIS or COMA
              note " HEAT STROKE "  "STROKE OF GENIUS"
~ APOPTOSIS   id+ | FALL OUT as if   see> prefix APO~
                    DROP DEAD |
     med> biol>     APOPTOSIS or
                    PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH
     as if CELLS "FALL OFF" or  sug> FAIL
     implies GENETIC PROGRAM OF CELL DEATH
             A FORM OF NORMAL DEVELOPMENT
             gr PTOSIS or
             PIPTEIN   or
             PTOTOS    =  FALL
     med>    PTOSIS       DROOPING OF UPPER EYELID or
             PTOSED       FALLEN ORGAN   see> PTOSIS
~ APORIA     id+ | DOUBTFUL  DUBIOUS  PARADOX |
             gr APOROS = implies NO PASSAGE  see> POROUS
~ APOSTASIS  gr APO  STASIS = TO STAND to denote
                              TO STAND ASIDE
~ APOSTATE    PERSON WHO RENOUNCES
              A BELIEF OR FAITH
              A RENEGADE        sug> NEGATE
~ APOSTLE     gr APO and STELLEIN = TO SEND
              sp APOSTOL        sug> APOSTOLIC
              or PERSON WITH A SPECIAL MISSION
              ply> | APOSTOLIC CHURCHES HAVE APOSTLES |
              see> ATTRIBUTE
              see> main entry ~ APOTHECARY
                   id+ | MIX DRUGS |
~ APOTHECA    see> APOTHECARY   see> PHARMACY
~ APOTHEGM    or
~ APOTHEGMA   MAXIM   often TERSE or WITTY
~ APOTHEOSIS  TO DEIFY as if TO ELEVATE ABOVE OTHER MORTALS
              ply> | AN APOTHECARY CAN OFFER APOTHEOSIS BY
                     A MIX OF HALLUCINOGENIC DRUGS |
     gr APO and THEOS = GOD
     implies PLACING A HUMAN AMONG THE GODS
     note HERO  HEROIN  IDOL  ICON  STAR  CHAMPION
     hx> MANY LIVING MEN DID PROMOTE
         THEIR OWN WORSHIP incl
     ALEXANDER THE GREAT [#]  THE PTOLEMIES
     JULIUS CAESAR [#]
     VLADIMIR LENIN [#]
     JOSEF STALIN [#]
     ADOLF HITLER [#] among countless others
     JULIUS CAESAR IS PROBABLY THE FIRST   sug> PREMIER
     ROMAN TO BUILD TEMPLES TO HIMSELF     sug> SANCTUARY
     HE SET HIS STATUE AMONG THE GODS      sug> STATUS
     AND WAS REFERRED TO AS "DIVUS IULIUS" sug> JULY
     HIS SUCCESSOR OCTAVIAN ACCEPTED       sug> OCTAVE
     THE TITLE OF AUGUSTUS or              sug> AUGUST
     "THE CONSECRATED "                    sug> REGAL
     DEIFIED ROMAN EMPERORS WERE KNOWN AS  sug> DEITY
     " DIVI " or DIVINE to imply           sug> SEER
     HOLY or BLESSED                       sug> DIVA
     or CONSECRATED  SANCTIFIED            sug> SACRUM
     THE WIFE OF AUGUSTUS LIVIA WAS        sug> SAINT
     CONSECRATED AS  " DIVA AUGUSTA "      sug> ANGEL
     THE RITUAL OF APOTHEOSIS CALLED FOR   sug> RITE
     EXHIBITING THE WAXED BODY             sug> CORPSE
     IN THE SENATE                         sug> SENILE
     FOR SEVEN DAYS as in                  sug> PERIOD
     " LAYING IN STATE " followed by       sug> STATUS
     A PROCESSION DOWN THE VIA SACRA       sug> VIABLE
     TO THE OLD CONGRESS or FORUM          sug> CAUCUS
     followed by an INCINERATION           sug> CENSER
     ON A PYRE SET IN THE                  sug> PYRAMID
     FIELD OF MARS or CAMPUS MARTIUS       sug> MARTIAL
     AS THE BODY EVAPORATED                sug> SPIRIT
              AN EAGLE FREED TO SOAR       sug> LIBERTY
~ APOTROPAIC  TURNING ASIDE  TO AVERT
              ply> | APOSTATIC APOSTLES
                     TURN AWAY FROM THEIR CHURCH
                     and become APOTROPAIC |
  ply> | and APOLOGY may avoid an APOCALYPSE   just as
         APOCRYPHAL actions prevent APOTHEOSIS or
         APOPLEXY or APOPTOSIS may result in APOPTASIS |

       

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