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
References in periodicals archive ?
Targeting youth for indoctrination is, like binary thinking, hardly unique to terrorists who utilize Islam.
To run one step ahead of indoctrination and propaganda is to remain two steps ahead of religious and political terrorism.
Intellectuals, religious literati included, have often been targeted as prime candidates for indoctrination and self-deception.
current resurgences of religious terrorism present occasions to examine what distinguishes authentic advocacy from coercive indoctrination and propaganda and the mental and physical terrorism that they both embody and expedite.
By contrast, in humanist traditions--as well as religious traditions that in various measures honor human values like truth, honesty, and freedom--the best defense against indoctrination and terror is aggressive pursuit of critical thought and feeling.