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a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution

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Pero to be an apologist, ibang level yun,' Trillanes said.
Using quotations around "historian" to argue they are not trained as historians and their work is historically inadequate, Lambert shows, for example, that the apologists cite unconfirmed quotations from founding fathers and employ an approach that imposes the biases of the present onto the past.
Featuring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Muslim convert, Time magazine apologist for the Charlie Hebdo Massacre
The same user later sent a tweet to prominent left-wing commentator Owen Jones, accusing him of being a cowardly apologist, with the hashtags "#KillAllMuslims" and "#KillLeftWingTrash".
The same user later sent a tweet to prominent Leftwing commentator Owen Jones, accusing him of being a cowardly apologist, with the hashtags "#KILLALLMUSLIMs" and "#KILLLEFTWINGTRASH".
Accompanied by former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Rehman addressing a press conference in Peshawar said time has come to draw a line between the apologists and enemies of terrorists.
In the former, apologists claim that Christianity makes sense, while in the later they seek to show that objections to faith are unsuccessful (17).
Obamaas statements and policies suggests that, contrary to the claims of his apologists, he has been the most hostile president towards Israel since Jimmy Carter.
Summary: Lebanon has a moral obligation to support the fall of Syrian President Assad and should use upcoming elections to reject "the apologists of Assad's butchery.
Head-in-the-sand euro apologists continued to be in a state of denial.
WE are forever being told that we shouldn't take the law into our own hands, yet apologists for the government of the USA don't think we have the right to question the tactics of executions, bombings, invading of countries and the setting up of military bases across the world.
Part 1 lays the foundation for her investigation by analyzing the nature of the Apologists within the context of the "Second Sophistic" revival of self-conscious Hellenism and contemporary notions of travel within the Roman Empire.
European Parliament allowing itself to be used as a platform for LTTE apologists to discredit Sri Lanka.
Pedro de Valencia and the Catholic apologists of the expulsion of the Moriscos; visions of Christianity and kingship.
So it seems do the British and no apologists for corrupt regimes can gainsay that.