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Noun1.Justifier - a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institutionjustifier - a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution; "an apologist for capital punishment"
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
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I assert most unhesi- tatingly, that the religion of the south is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes,--a justifier of the most appalling barbarity,--a sanctifier of the most hateful frauds,--and a dark shelter under, which the darkest, foulest, grossest, and most infer- nal deeds of slaveholders find the strongest protec- tion.
Thus are ye advocates and justifiers of all perishableness.
A promising third to Justifier on his debut at Leopardstown in June, this Galileo colt has since gone on to land a Curragh maiden and, last time, impressed when landing the Group 3 Tyros Stakes in Leopardstown.
Donnacha O'Brien's preference for his brother's recent Naas winner Vitalogy over his father's more experienced Harpocrates may provide the key to the Listed race (3.40), although it would be foolish to rule out the Ger Lyons-trained Leopardstown winner Justifier.
TIPPERARY: 2.05 Lady Penelope, 2.35 Invincible Diva, 3.10 Hathiq, 3.40 Justifier, 4.15 All The Mollies, 4.45 Midnight Sunshine, 5.15 Danehill Quest.
Le candidat doit egalement justifier d'une residence permanente exclusive en Algerie durant un minimum de 10 annees precedant le depot de la candidature, justifier de la participation a la Revolution du 1er novembre 1954 pour les candidats nes avant juillet 1942 et justifier de la non-implication des parents du candidat ne apres juillet 1942 dans des actes hostiles a la Revolution du 1er novembre 1954.
Le BP, tout en appuyant les positions exprimees, dans ce cadre, par le Forum Parite et Egalite et l'Organisation des Pionniers Enfants du Maroc (OPEM), reaffirme sa condamnation de ce crime odieux et rejette tous les arguments avances pour le justifier. Le BP exhorte les autorites competentes a mener une enquete immediate, globale et minutieuse sur cette affaire.
Cela pourra egalement impacter le processus de transition democratique pour justifier, aux yeux des terroristes, les crimes commis, selon ses dires.
Le Parti Al-Wafd a emis un communique a ce propos, vendredi soir, dans lequel, le Parti a tente de justifier sa decision de retrait.