jesuitically
adverb see Jesuit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jesuitically — Jes u*it ic*al*ly, adv. In a jesuitical manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jesuitically — See Jesuitical. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jesuitically — adv. in a jesuitical way, slyly, foxily, calculatingly, guilefully, schemingly, craftily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jesuitically — jesu·it·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • jesuitically — adverb see jesuitic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jesuitical — Jesuitically, adv. /jezh ooh it i keuhl, jez ooh , jez yooh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Jesuits or Jesuitism. 2. (often l.c.) practicing casuistry or equivocation; using subtle or oversubtle reasoning; crafty; sly; intriguing. Also, Jesuitic.… …   Universalium

  • Jesuit — noun Etymology: New Latin Jesuita, from Late Latin Jesus Date: 1548 1. a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus founded by St. Ignatius Loyola in 1534 and devoted to missionary and educational work 2. one given to intrigue or equivocation… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anti-Jesuitical — adj.; anti Jesuitically, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • un-Jesuitical — adj.; un Jesuitically, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jesuitical — adjective 1》 relating to or concerning the Jesuits. 2》 dissembling or equivocating, in a manner once associated with Jesuits. Derivatives Jesuitically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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