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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 judge stated that the evidence shows that the driver had been indoctrinated in the safety procedures but he chose to ignore them.
I was never indoctrinated, manipulated, or brain-washed
He said it was more disturbing to note that large number of criminals jailed for petty crimes were indoctrinated inside prison.
MISSING: Huddersfield University student Ravin; WORRIED: Neel Ghoorun and his father Dr Sharma Ghoorun, who both fear Ravin may have fallen into the clutches of a Muslim extremist group and could be being indoctrinated (zzhud030708Doctor2)
At present, our children practically from birth are indoctrinated by the church and by the schools daily about God, without any discussion that there is also the possibility that no such being exists.
The amount is almost as negligible as the number of countervailing facts on global warming known by the average indoctrinated American.
In 2003, Tiffany Eklund, a parent of students at Excelsior Middle School in Byron, Calif., sued the school district arguing that a course on Islam indoctrinated students in that faith by having them engage in role-playing.
Journalists are indoctrinated with the notion that their job is to tell a story, not to influence it.
Muhammad asked whether the word "indoctrinated" could also include a positive influence and Malvo said yes.
While factually correct, it was the Nazis who started the conflict that inevitably involved a German nation indoctrinated with hate.
These key leadership behaviors garnered in this study should be promoted and indoctrinated by school leaders to evoke change throughout science programs across the United States.
WHAT'S wrong with religion, and particularly the teaching of it, is the way people are indoctrinated and brainwashed almost from birth.