indoctrinate


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indoctrinate

verb beat into, beat into the head, brainwash, brainwash with propaganda, convert, convince, drill into, drum into, get into the head of, imbue, implant, impregnate, impress upon the mind, inculcate, infect, infix, influence, infuse, ingrain, instill, persuade, pound into head, program, subvert, train, urge, win over
Associated concepts: indoctrinating jurors
See also: convince, discipline, educate, imbue, inculcate, initiate, instill, instruct, persuade, prevail, teach
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Immediately following this announcement, Textron teamed with Cambridge Technology Partners (a Safeguard network company) to launch a "JumpSmart" program to indoctrinate key managers throughout the company to the realities and implications of e-business.
True believers in the possibility of subjugating eros to strict, rational control, if we can indoctrinate the little blighters early enough, they recommend a sex-ed curriculum for children as young as five.
They denied that the book was meant to indoctrinate, calling it an objective introduction to the beliefs of Islam.
Many humanists have been perpetually ambivalent about whether or not to indoctrinate the young into humanistic views and values.
Although fantasy beings like witches, giants and other fabulous creatures have populated children's literature since the Brothers Grimm, some Religious Right activists are sure that the Potter series is a tool to indoctrinate young children into the world of the occult.
As a result, voucher plans will inevitably splinter communities along religious and other lines, devastate public education, cost taxpayers billions, and use public funds to indoctrinate children against women's rights.
Wells novel was used in English schools to indoctrinate students about the supposed need for an all-powerful World State to keep the peace.
It also recommends that secular ways of understanding the world be included in the curriculum and that all teaching about religion be intended to educate, not indoctrinate.
As reported by the Chicago Sun-Times for December 5th: "'Money raised by the Holy Land Foundation is used by Hamas to support schools and indoctrinate children to grow up into suicide bombers,' President Bush said, adding that many donors might not know how the money is used.
The intent of this legislature was not to indoctrinate the young people or the citizens of the commonwealth but simply to give credit to the source of our statutes historically," he said.
By vetting scripts with the FSB, Van Ronkel will create a program that will indoctrinate viewers with "lots of false history.
And, even though Regent advertises itself as a fundamentalist Christian institution, Broaddus asserted that the school does not seek to indoctrinate anyone in religion.