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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apologist  \A*pol"o*gist\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  apologiste.] 
  One  who  makes  an  apology;  one  who  speaks  or  writes  in  defense 
  of  a  faith,  a  cause  or  an  institution;  especially,  one  who 
  argues  in  defense  of  Christianity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apologist 
  n  :  a  person  who  argues  to  defend  or  justify  some  policy  or 
  institution;  "an  apologist  for  capital  punishment"  [syn: 
  {vindicator},  {justifier}] 




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