Definition of apologist
: one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something
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And as a Christian apologist, or defender of the faith, who spoke around the country at churches and conferences, Hanegraaff also made the case against some non-Christian religions.
For these Trump apologists, the analogies never end.
What is rather interesting and very telling to watch, however, is the response from Bush-Cheney apologists.
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APOLOGIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of apologist for English Language Learners
: a person who defends or supports something (such as a religion, cause, or organization) that is being criticized or attacked by other people
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