noun, plural cas·u·ist·ries.
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The earth-is-old-but-man-is-young casuistry of John Piper is not good enough.
The responses were telling in their casuistry, their amorality, their evasiveness.
These questions will not be easily dodged; nor will the faithful be placated by casuistry or platitudes.
This reasoning may seem to many persons mere casuistry, mere sophistical juggling with words.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Hubert Lepel was wonderfully well versed, in subtle turns of argument—in casuistry of the abstruser kind.A Life Sentence|Adeline Sergeant
He fought for Udal against the same lying spirit of legal casuistry which was to destroy himself.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
This, however, may be rejected as mere casuistry, however well it may be intended by zealous friends of the past.
It became fashionable to go to church, and to praise good sermons and read books of casuistry.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord