catechize

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examine through questioning and answering

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give religious instructions to

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But you shouldn't deal so hardly with me; you shouldn't be always catechising me.
Deane, when he expected to take his wine alone, would tell Tom to step in and sit with him an hour, and would pass that hour in much lecturing and catechising concerning articles of export and import, with an occasional excursus of more indirect utility on the relative advantages to the merchants of St.
They can prepare people for sacraments, catechising, visiting the sick and perform administrative tasks.
These testify to all concerned at the desire of William Adam portioner of Slachristock that the said William Adam attends upon public worship upon the Lord's day ordinarily, and for the most parts upon diets of catechising, being catechized by me then with his neighbours, according to his capacity.
Having served as a volunteer catechist in many parishes over the years, I have encountered numerous parents who are either completely apathetic about, or terrified of, having anything to do with catechising their children.