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casuistic

[kazh-oo-is-tik] /ˌkæʒ uˈɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to casuists or casuistry.
2.
oversubtle; intellectually dishonest; sophistical:
casuistic distinctions.
Also, casuistical.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; casuist + -ic
Related forms
casuistically, adverb
noncasuistic, adjective
noncasuistical, adjective
noncasuistically, adverb
overcasuistic, adjective
overcasuistical, adjective
overcasuistically, adverb
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