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apologist
used in Middlemarch

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a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
  • Now is there civil war within the soul: Resolve is thrust from off the sacred throne By clamorous Needs, and Pride the grand-vizier Makes humble compact, plays the supple part Of envoy and deft-tongued apologist For hungry rebels.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (42% in)

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