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    Polo - (n.) A game of ball of Eastern origin, resembling hockey, with the players on horseback.
    Polo - (n.) A similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.
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    Anthropologic - (a.) Alt. of Anthropological
    Anthropological - (a.) Pertaining to anthropology; belonging to the nature of man.
    Anthropologist - (n.) One who is versed in anthropology.
    Anthropology - (n.) The science of the structure and functions of the human body.
    Anthropology - (n.) The science of man; -- sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.
    Anthropology - (n.) That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God.
    Apologer - (n.) A teller of apologues.
    Apologetic - (a.) Alt. of Apologetical
    Apologetical - (a.) Defending by words or arguments; said or written in defense, or by way of apology; regretfully excusing; as, an apologetic essay.
    Apologetically - (adv.) By way of apology.
    Apologetics - (n.) That branch of theology which defends the Holy Scriptures, and sets forth the evidence of their divine authority.
    Apologist - (n.) One who makes an apology; one who speaks or writes in defense of a faith, a cause, or an institution; especially, one who argues in defense of Christianity.
    Apologized - (imp. & p. p.) of Apologize
    Apologizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Apologize
    Apologize - (v. i.) To make an apology or defense.
    Apologize - (v. i.) To make an apology or excuse; to make acknowledgment of some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends; -- with for; as, my correspondent apologized for not answering my letter.
    Apologize - (v. t.) To defend.
    Apologizer - (n.) One who makes an apology; an apologist.
    Apologue - (n.) A story or relation of fictitious events, intended to convey some moral truth; a moral fable.
    Apologies - (pl. ) of Apology
    Apology - (n.) Something said or written in defense or justification of what appears to others wrong, or of what may be liable to disapprobation; justification; as, Tertullian's Apology for Christianity.
    Apology - (n.) An acknowledgment intended as an atonement for some improper or injurious remark or act; an admission to another of a wrong or discourtesy done him, accompanied by an expression of regret.
    Apology - (n.) Anything provided as a substitute; a makeshift.
    Apology - (v. i.) To offer an apology.
    Carpological - (a.) Of or pertaining to carpology.
    Carpologist - (n.) One who describes fruits; one versed in carpology.
    Carpology - (n.) That branch of botany which relates to the structure of seeds and fruit.
    Polonaise - (a.) Of or pertaining to the Poles, or to Poland.
    Polonaise - (n.) The Polish language.
    Polonaise - (n.) An article of dress for women, consisting of a body and an outer skirt in one piece.
    Polonaise - (n.) A stately Polish dance tune, in 3-4 measure, beginning always on the beat with a quaver followed by a crotchet, and closing on the beat after a strong accent on the second beat; also, a dance adapted to such music; a polacca.
    Polonese - (a. & n.) See Polonaise.
    Polony - (n.) A kind of sausage made of meat partly cooked.
    Ticpolonga - (n.) A very venomous viper (Daboia Russellii), native of Ceylon and India; -- called also cobra monil.
    Topology - (n.) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.
    Tropologic - (a.) Alt. of Tropological
    Tropological - (a.) Characterized by tropes; varied by tropes; tropical.
    Tropologize - (v. t.) To use in a tropological sense, as a word; to make a trope of.
    Tropology - (n.) A rhetorical mode of speech, including tropes, or changes from the original import of the word.
    Typology - (n.) A discourse or treatise on types.
    Typology - (n.) The doctrine of types.
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    Polo - n. Game like hockey played on horseback with a long-handled mallet. [balti, = ball]
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    Anthropology - n. The study of mankind, esp. Its societies and customs. anthropological adj. Anthropologist n.
    Apologetic - adj. 1 showing or expressing regret. 2 of apologetics. n. (usu. In pl.) Reasoned defence, esp. Of christianity. apologetically adv.
    Apologia - n. Formal defence of opinions or conduct. [greek: see *apology]
    Apologist - n. Person who defends something by argument.
    Apologize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) make an apology, express regret.
    Apology - n. (pl. -ies) 1 statement of regret for an offence or failure. 2 explanation or defence. 3 (foll. By for) poor specimen of. [greek apologia from apologeomai speak in defence]
    Escapology - n. Techniques of escaping from confinement, esp. As entertainment. escapologist n.
    Polonaise - n. 1 slow dance of polish origin. 2 music for this. [french: related to *pole]
    Polo-neck - n. 1 high round turned-over collar. 2 sweater with this.
    Polonium - n. Radioactive metallic element, occurring naturally in uranium ores. [medieval latin polonia poland]
    Topology - n. The study of geometrical properties unaffected by changes of shape or size. topological adj. [greek topos place]
    Water polo - n. Game played by swimmers, with a ball like a football.

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