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noun as in justification

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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.

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Simmons has perfected what you might call the exposé-as-apologia.

Submit to his apologia for Murmelstein, or chalk this up to a case of a filmmaker courting controversy?

Newsflash for the sentimental leftists polluting my Twitter timeline with Chavez apologia: state socialism doesn't work.

Jonathan V. Last, in the pages of The Weekly Standard, offers the most compelling and concise apologia for the Empire.

From these promising materials, Llosa has produced an epic apologia for this most sympathetic of traitors.

During the ingenuous apologia pro vita sua Miss Anne regarded him with her honest candour.

John Newton's 'Apologia' was, in particular, a very vigorous defence of Church establishments.

Gozzi's conception of an Apologia pro vita sua was a comprehensive one.

His surprising candour foreshadowed the moral courage with which Prince Lichnowski subsequently issued his famous apologia.

Of this a full account is given by Dr. Newman, in his “Apologia”—an account, of course, proceeding from his own point of view.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apologia, such as: apologetics, apology, defense, excuse, explanation, and pretext.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.