Pronunciation: (u-pol'u-jist), [key]
1. a person who makes a defense in speech or writing of a belief, idea, etc.
a. Also,a•pol•o•getePronunciation: (u-pol'u-jēt"). [key]a person skilled in apologetics.
b. one of the authors of the early Christian apologies in defense of the faith.
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