jesuitism


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jesuitism \Jes"u*it*ism\, n. [Cf. F. j['e]suitisme.]
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   1. The principles and practices of the Jesuits.
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   2. Cunning; deceit; deceptive practices to effect a purpose;
      subtle argument; -- an opprobrious use of the word.
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