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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jesuitism, Jesuitrynoun

    the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)


  1. jesuitry

    Jesuitry is a term that commonly refers to two related concepts. Firstly, it refers to the practices, methods, teachings, and beliefs of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic order also known as the Jesuits, founded by St Ignatius of Loyola. Secondly, it can also refer, often pejoratively, to the alleged cunning, deceit, or equivocation attributed to the Jesuits, often used to suggest manipulative or crafty argumentation or reasoning that aims to subtly change the meaning of words or concepts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jesuitrynoun

    jesuitism; subtle argument

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jesuitry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jesuitry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    • A. cycling
    • B. disguise
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