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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious.

Usage examples (34)
  • If the ascetic moralist was a quasi - mathematician, the casuist was a kind of medical man.
  • Lecoq, who was such a brilliant casuist in the Widow
  • The sword, father, is the best theologian, the best casuist.
  • That only made him sneer at himself as a hair-splitting casuist. for more
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