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Mr. Tallmadge's desire not to be interrupted in the act might have enlightened him as to its defensibility; but he was no casuist.

She would have made a good man of business—an acute lawyer—a fine casuist—a great divine.

No interpretation509 can mistake it; no casuist can doubt upon it; it is a work well done.

The city casuist might have smiled at the major premise—and laughed at the ingenuous conclusion.

Many others are put so as to suggest what the casuist never said, that is a special case is made a general rule of morals.

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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to casuist, such as: bigot, charlatan, crook, impostor, phony, and trickster.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.