Synonyms of 'apology'

acknowledgment, admission, advocation, alibi, amends, apologetic, apologetics, apologia, argument, argumentation, atonement, attrition, bicker, bickering, blind, breast-beating, casuistry, cloak, color, concession, confession, contention, contriteness, contrition, controversy, cover, cover-up, cover story, defense, device, disputation, dispute, espousal, extenuation, facade, feint, flyting, front, gloss, grief, guise, handle, hassle, hubbub, justification, litigation, locus standi, logomachy, mask, mea culpa, penance, penitence, polemic, polemics, pretense, pretension, pretext, protestation, redress, reformation, refuge, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, reparation, repentance, rhubarb, satisfaction, screen, semblance, sham, shame, shamefacedness, show, smoke screen, sorrow, stalking-horse, stratagem, subterfuge, support, trick, varnish, veil, wistfulness