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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of catechize.

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Examples

  • (Aug. 7, 2008) • Archbishop Chaput chastises and catechizes Speaker Pelosi (Aug. 25, 2008) • Bishops respond to Speaker Pelosi, self-described "ardent Catholic" (Aug. 26, 2008) • Biden: "My views are totally consistent with Catholic social doctrine ..."

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  • Pointing out 'the pink bits' on the world map, his teacher grandiosely catechizes the students on the reach of the British Empire.

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  • For the Husband catechizes his Wife with such a loud voice, that it is generally heard through the whole neighbourhood; and the

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  • The children answer so well, better than children do at home; but then, of course, Graham knows exactly their capabilities and catechizes on what he has been teaching in the week.

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  • He is into everything, catechizes the women, dominates the men.

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  • It is the living voice, the breathing form, the expressive countenance, which preaches, which catechizes.

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  • Maxime sits; catechizes the Don, the anxious Donna Juanita, and the padre.

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  • When her father, immediately afterwards, catechizes her on the same subject, he extorts from her, in short sentences, uttered with bashful reluctance, the confession of Hamlet's love for her, but not a word of her love for him.

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  • And he continues: '' The individual servants and ministers of the Church … speaking what befits sound doctrine … shall not act unjustly towards the most sacred rules of our Fathers on account of the reconciliation of those who had been separated, by spinning flax and wool together, and by accepting what is vainly propounded by the heterodox in defense and justification of the unlawful innovations which have been dared by them … And when they, who from heresies wish to come over to Orthodoxy, for one reason or another request the concession and economia regarding baptism, to them the approved and unashamed laborer of God shall unadulteratedly teach aright the word of truth when he catechizes them, gently instructing and reminding them that it is not arrogance which prescribes the divine laws and resolves the restitution by rejection. ''

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