Catechising
Catechise Cat"e*chise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catechised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catechising}.] [L. catechizare, Gr. ?, equiv. to ? to resound, sound a thing into one's ears, impress it upon one by word of mouth; ? + ? to sound, ? a sound.] [1913 Webster] 1. To instruct by asking questions, receiving answers, and offering explanations and corrections, -- esp. in regard to points of religious faith. [1913 Webster]

2. To question or interrogate; to examine or try by questions; -- sometimes with a view to reproof, by eliciting from a person answers which condemn his own conduct. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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