Exponent is a related term of apologist.
As nouns the difference between exponent and apologist
is that exponent
is one who expounds, represents or advocates while apologist
is one who makes an apology.
One who expounds, represents or advocates
(mathematics) The power to which a number, symbol or expression is to be raised. For example, the in .
(mathematics) The result of a logarithm, between a base and a power. For example the in .
(linguistics) A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.
* exponent of inseparability
One who makes an apology.
One who speaks or writes in defense of a faith, a cause, or an institution.
* (one who makes an apology) apologizer, apologiser