indoctrinate

[ in-dok-truh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF indoctrinate
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She comes to indoctrinate you, to put you against me, is it not so?

So one of your trained psychopropagandists can indoctrinate me?

She begged him to indoctrinate his successor, Mr. Edward Stanhope.

"Oh, certainly; I will indoctrinate Dolly," said the Doctor.

In broad terms, all these publications were designed to indoctrinate specific groups of people, generally in their places of work.

Press and radio as instruments to indoctrinate effectively reach the masses.

I have already taken occasion to indoctrinate my reader on the subject of what I deem the most perfect species of table d'hte.

I see that I cannot at once indoctrinate him into the arcana of nature; I must gradually lead him on, as if in play.

To indoctrinate him now was too late: it was perhaps the time to make the positive use of him he wanted.

I had lists of them, drawings if possible, but I never could indoctrinate anybody with my affection.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, "to teach," from in- (2) "in" + Latin doctrina "teaching" (see doctrine). Meaning "to imbue with an idea or opinion" first recorded 1832. Related: Indoctrinated; indoctrinating. The earlier verb was indoctrine (c.1500).

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