Pilpulistic
Pilpul Pil"pul, n. [Aramaic pilp[=u]l; cf. Heb. pilpel to spice, to season, dispute violently.] Among the Jews, penetrating investigation, disputation, and drawing of conclusions, esp. in Talmudic study. -- {Pil"pul*ist}, n. -- {Pil`pul*is"tic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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