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addaword.gifdefinition of adipoli

excellent; used in Indian English
The concert was an adipoli performance which went deep into the hearts of everybody.
Submitted by: Dinesan Balakrishnan from India on 27/11/2009 02:34:00
Definition of adipoli from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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