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synonyms for apologia

  • apologetics
  • apology
  • defense
  • excuse
  • explanation
  • pretext
  • apologetic
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Going back to his books of prison letters —a recommended reading for anyone, no matter what your political thoughts were — none of this is an apologia for the worst of what happened with the revolution or him.
SEAN PENN: WELL BEYOND HOLLYWOODEUGENE ROBINSONAPRIL 1, 2021OZY
During the ingenuous apologia pro vita sua Miss Anne regarded him with her honest candour.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
John Newton's 'Apologia' was, in particular, a very vigorous defence of Church establishments.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Gozzi's conception of an Apologia pro vita sua was a comprehensive one.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
His surprising candour foreshadowed the moral courage with which Prince Lichnowski subsequently issued his famous apologia.
1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
Of this a full account is given by Dr. Newman, in his “Apologia”—an account, of course, proceeding from his own point of view.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFEJOHN STOUGHTON
After some preliminary ironic sparring Newman was stung into writing what he deliberately called Apologia pro vita sua.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
His apologia, and the extent to which he had been wronged and misrepresented are matters outside the scope of these memoirs.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
With this apologia for Elodie's unresponsiveness, conscientiously recorded later by Andrew Lackaday, we will now proceed.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The most significant of these is an article upon Newman's 'Apologia,' which appeared in September 1864.
THE LIFE OF SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN, BART., K.C.S.I.SIR LESLIE STEPHEN
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WORDS RELATED TO APOLOGIA

  • answer
  • apologetics
  • apologia
  • apologizing
  • apology
  • argument
  • cleanup
  • cop-out
  • exculpation
  • excuse
  • excusing
  • exoneration
  • explaining
  • extenuation
  • fish story
  • jive
  • off-time
  • plea
  • rationalization
  • rejoinder
  • reply
  • response
  • retort
  • return
  • song and dance
  • story
  • vindication
  • whitewash
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