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See definition of apologist on Dictionary.com
  • as indevil's advocate
  • as indevil's advocate
  • as insupport/supporter

synonyms for apologist

  • pleader
  • polemicist
  • sophist
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How to use apologist in a sentence

Some right-wing pundits become apologists for Putin’s cringeworthy defenders.
ROMNEY IS RIGHT: MAGA REPUBLICANS ARE ‘ALMOST TREASONOUS’JENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 28, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Thus, from sheer lack of knowledge, the public accept the Christian apologist's assertions as demonstrated truth.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He regards Malthus as an apologist for an unjust inequality.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
I am not writing thus in any sense as the apologist of Spiritualism.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
"Your cheerful compatriot is right," said Ethan, shaken suddenly out of his rôle as Nature's apologist.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
He now constituted himself the literary apologist of the Elizabethan settlement.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Left behind the sophist, the apologist, the lover of the world with his tinsel that was not gold, his pebbles that were not gems!
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
He understood that this, coming from a man like Brann, meant more than a thousand prayers from a ready apologist.
OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
His look,” said one apologist, “does not betoken a man of genius, but German candour shines on his brow.
GERMAN PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIESCHARLES SAROLEA
Such an explanation has never been mooted by anyone but the Christian apologist.
THE CHURCHES AND MODERN THOUGHTPHILIP VIVIAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APOLOGIST

  • apologist
  • defender
  • mediator
  • polemicist
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