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catechize

verb

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1 to put a question or questions to
  • her roommates catechized her about every detail of her first day at her new job

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2 to put a series of questions to
  • applicants are rigorously catechized by the seminary's rector regarding their motives for joining the priesthood

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The first known use of catechize was in the 15th century

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“Catechize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/catechize. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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