Synonyms of 'apologist'
a person who offers a formal defence of a causethe great Christian apologist Origen
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in the sense of advocate
a person who upholds or defends a cause or course of action
He was a strong advocate of free market policies.
in the sense of champion
someone who defends a person or cause
He received acclaim as a champion of the oppressed.
Thesaurus for apologist from the Collins English Thesaurus