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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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Not only are they physically distant from their native village, but education and modern-sector employment tend to erode their faith in the ancestral religion, even were they not constantly exposed to the taunt of Islamic indoctrinators that, while it is perfectly modern to have a religion, the Dusuns, at best, have "no religion," which is a very serious blemish indeed.
91) In contrast to Gomez's husband, who testified under duress, conversos who took the initiative to become inquisitorial stool pigeons sometimes portrayed "Judaizers" in exile as fanatical, unidimensional indoctrinators, constantly spewing theological "error" and threatening to coerce other New Christians into adopting a corrupt "faith.
the most frightening potential indoctrinators are teachers.
The sad fact is that the remedies for the restoration of educational norms are too often denied or thwarted by ambitious social engineers, indoctrinators, reformers who view education as a social science and envision the aims of teaching and learning, as Gordon Keith Chalmers memorably noted in his classic The Republic and the Person (1952), as opportunities not for promoting ethical and moral principles, but for translating them into programs of social expediency.
Emotional manipulation works with unique effectiveness for religious indoctrinators because they so often disclose the truth--sometimes even the whole truth--for questionable motives.