Nor is his often-riveting new memoir an exercise in nostalgia, apologia, or retread rhetoric.
Submit to his apologia for Murmelstein, or chalk this up to a case of a filmmaker courting controversy?
The present system too readily transforms the rule of law into an apologia for arbitrary presidential power.
Their reaction seemed almost instinctive—and it echoed the GOP apologia for Romney.
Newsflash for the sentimental leftists polluting my Twitter timeline with Chavez apologia: state socialism doesn't work.
They are at least much more brief than the apologia which precedes them.
With Shakespeare there is no Wagnerian, Euripidean "apologia."
The first sentence was a brief self-accusation, what followed was the defense—a sinner's apologia pro vita sua.
Newman had put these difficulties so powerfully in the apologia.
Did Browning mean this poem to be an apologia for illegal love?