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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The Calderdale councillor, who represents Luddendenfoot, said: "On four occasions I have been rung up by members of the PCT in an attempt to indoctrinate us.
It would also give Carroll more time to indoctrinate players about the Bulldogs.
Gregoire's plans, Bell persuasively argues, were indebted not only to the Revolutionary quest for a citizenry universally devoted to the patrie and its laws, but were also analogous to, and inspired by, the priestly effort to indoctrinate the masses during the Catholic Reformation.
Sir, - With regard to the demonstrations by schoolchildren against the prosecution of a war declared after due democratic process - there is some evidence that leads one to suspect that some teachers are using their privileged position to indoctrinate their impressionable charges with their own political views.
We all know that shows like this--and years and years of more subtle predecessors--have always been the way we avowed homosexuals indoctrinate unsuspecting heterosexuals into our deviant lifestyle.
Calls for an end to child conscriptions, however, will likely go unheeded, particularly by the left-wing guerrillas, whose policy is to recruit children and indoctrinate them with Marxist ideals.
It does not indoctrinate, because diversity, counter-argument, reappraisal, and qualification are its essence.
Even the otherwise traditional rehabilitation classes themselves, as set forth above, have been turned into classes intended to indoctrinate inmates into the Christian faith.
Almost everything about this ancient midwinter festival is either pagan or secular anyway and there is absolutely no need for schools to exclude or indoctrinate non-Christian children in celebrating it.
Reforming Our Universities: The Campaign for An Academic Bill of Rights" discusses the problems with today's universities, placing much blame on politically charged curriculums that indoctrinate instead of educate.
Marxists were close to the truth when defining religion as opium to the people, but these days we need to alter this definition--the opium is not the religion itself, but the opium feeling is present when someone manipulated the religious feelings and indoctrinates, explains Daut Dauti in Dnevnik.
In its lawsuit, Americans United argued that the program, which receives state support, indoctrinates participants in evangelical Christianity and that inmates choosing to enter the program receive benefits not provided to those who do not.