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catechize

cat·e·chize

catechize

 
pronunciation:
kae t kaIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: catechized, catechizes, catechizing
definition 1: to teach (someone) by a question and answer method, esp. religious principles.
definition 2: to question (someone) persistently and closely.
similar words:
quiz
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derivation: catechizer (n.)
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