Sentence Examples


  • Betsy was very apologetic, in the nicest way, once we were snuggled in the privacy of our bed.
  • "Not so loud," Hannah replied with an apologetic look at the host.
  • This work is in its design apologetic, and is meant to bring within the range of Christian thought all that is of value in Mahommedan science.
  • These and other apologetic writings have so far failed to produce any adequate alternative hypothesis, and while they argue for the traditional theory, later revision not being excluded, the modern critical view accepts late dates for the literary sources in their present form, and explicitly recognizes the presence of much that is ancient.
  • The `EAXnvucwv OEpairEvruo lraen,uhTwv (De Curandis Graecorum Affectionibus) - written before 438 - is of an historical and apologetic character, very largely indebted to Clement of Alexandria and Eusebius; it aims at showing the advantages of Christianity as compared with " the moribund but still militant " Hellenism of the day, and deals with the assaults of pagan adversaries.

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