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casuistry

[ kazh-oo-uh-stree ]SEE DEFINITION OF casuistry

Synonyms for casuistry

  • chicanery
  • deception
  • deceptiveness
  • delusion
  • equivocation
  • evasion
  • fallacy
  • lie
  • sophism
  • sophistry
  • speciousness
  • spuriousness
  • trick
  • oversubtleness
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Antonyms for casuistry

  • certainty
  • directness
  • facing
  • fact
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • meeting
  • reality
  • surety
  • truth
  • truthfulness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CASUISTRY

His spirit is the opposite of that of Jesuitism or casuistry (Wallace).

And then she delivered herself of an amazing piece of casuistry.

"I have no leisure for casuistry, nor is it my humor, sir," replied he angrily.

And now I have said more than I had intended on a question of casuistry.

There might be some casuistry in that, but there was truth as well.

On this excuse I settled my point of casuistry in an instant.

Casuistry is nothing but the injection of your own meaning into an old name.

The system of casuistry was one not solely of Jesuitical invention.

The boy must have immediately perceived the object of his nurse's casuistry.

The strain of casuistry used in this speech is very remarkable.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CASUISTRY

delusion

nounmisconception, misbelief
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