Example sentences for: jesuitical

How can you use “jesuitical” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Imagine it: In the daytime, Jesuitical preparations for long uphill organizing drives.

  • Very early, owing in part to English Protestant propagandists, the word "Jesuitical" came to characterize a form of argument designed less to seek the truth than to make a case, a form of argument that was aggressive and clever but perhaps not always sincere--indeed, one that was at times cunningly equivocal or downright deceitful.

  • that's just too Jesuitical for words."

  • To characterize a lie as an "economy of truth" would be a Jesuitical formulation.

  • This week's reviews include Ann Hulbert's book review of Miss Manners' latest encyclical; Sarah Kerr's television review of the changing fashions in season finales; Larissa MacFarquhar's High Concept column, about how managed care could improve psychotherapy; and Cullen Murphy's The Good Word, about the difference between "Jesuitical" and "Talmudic."


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