Definition of 'apologist'
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Tipping apologists argue that it ensures better service. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Third runway apologists would argue that these services are being launched exactly because there is no room at Heathrow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His online apologists claimed he was simply standing up for people's right to like or dislike anyone they choose. The Sun (2014)These are not, as some apologists claim, the inevitable failings of messy democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The lives of American and British troops should not have been risked to rescue these apologists for terror. The Sun (2006)Its condemnation of America in general and the war in Iraq in particular meant that it became an apologist for totalitarian regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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