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Synonyms for brainwash


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Synonyms for brainwash

to teach to accept a system of thought uncritically

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Words related to brainwash

persuade completely, often through coercion

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submit to brainwashing

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First, the brainwashee's material survival must be controlled by or dependent upon the brainwasher or whosoever the brainwasher is working for--at least the brainwashee must perceive this is the case.
His enemies accuse him of being a dangerous megalomaniac, a brainwasher and a fraud.
I've been called a lot of things, but never an adverse maternal brainwasher. It is a label I shall wear with pride.
Oh what a brainwasher's bursting exultation I felt at commanding those squirming boys in their combat jackets.
In 1955 he appeared as a generally unfriendly witness before the Senate's Internal Security Committee, chaired by Mississippi's James Eastland, who regarded Frazier as the "Chief brainwasher" of the Supreme Court in Brown v.
Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters who fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves.
Some refugees can become defectors after they learn about the reality of North Korea once they are free people able to read beyond texts required by the regime's brainwashers.
Fox is known all over as a very conservative outlet, and the Hannity and Limbaugh radio shows are not even news programs, but opinion shows; far right brainwashers.
"We will show them for what they really are -- they do not stand for a religion, they do not stand for a god, they are brainwashers teaching from the young to the old their propaganda against the 'west' when in reality they are just increasing the distance between countries by giving many a bad name."
Today, however, in a context of Western secularization, missionaries become the objects of scorn--pompous brainwashers from a bygone era.
Wouldn't the leadership of the neo-Nazis, their active supporters and brainwashers be indicted and condemned?