Examples from the Web for apologist
Hardly an apologist for Vienna, Byron still found these tracts too extreme and in need of censoring.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have been vilified by some on the Left for being an apologist for colonialism, racism, and genocide.
In the last decade or so of his life, Lewis gave up being an apologist, feeling he had lost his knack.
He has been cast as the standard-bearer for the economic oligarchs, the apologist for the top 1% of the top 1%.
There was nothing to be gained as either a propagandist or an apologist.Donkeygate! Bush Officials Banned the Democrat Mascot|Randall Lane|July 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
More visible dangers arise for the apologist in the region of science, historical or physical.
I suppose that no man can write of himself without becoming more or less his own apologist.Sir Jasper Carew|Charles James Lever
I know nothing of her history, save what all others know; I am neither defender nor apologist—too humble and too weak for either.Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.|Charles James Lever
Before proceeding further, we may point out the straits to which an apologist is reduced who starts with a foregone conclusion.Supernatural Religion, Vol. I. (of III)|Walter Richard Cassels
Her first apologist, Queen Elizabeth, adopted the line of argument which her defenders have ever since pursued.The Mystery of Mary Stuart|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for apologist
Word Origin and History for apologist
1630s, from French apologiste, from apologie (see apology).