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[jee-zoo, -soo, jey-, yey-] /ˈdʒi zu, -su, ˈdʒeɪ-, ˈyeɪ-/

noun, Literary.
a poetic name for or vocative form of Jesus


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  • Jesuitic

    [jezh-oo-it-i-kuh l, jez-oo-, jez-yoo-] /ˌdʒɛʒ uˈɪt ɪ kəl, ˌdʒɛz u-, ˌdʒɛz yu-/ adjective 1. of or relating to or Jesuitism. 2. (often lowercase) practicing casuistry or equivocation; using subtle or oversubtle reasoning; crafty; sly; intriguing.

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    [jezh-oo-i-tahyz, jez-oo-, jez-yoo-] /ˈdʒɛʒ u ɪˌtaɪz, ˈdʒɛz u-, ˈdʒɛz yu-/ verb (used with or without object), Jesuitized, Jesuitizing. 1. to make or to become a .

  • Jesuits

    [jezh-oo-it, jez-oo-, jez-yoo-] /ˈdʒɛʒ u ɪt, ˈdʒɛz u-, ˈdʒɛz yu-/ noun 1. a member of a Roman Catholic religious order (Society of Jesus) founded by Ignatius of Loyola in 1534. 2. (often lowercase) a crafty, intriguing, or equivocating person: so called in allusion to the methods ascribed to the order by its opponents. adjective 3. […]

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