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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion; A series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is for this reason, too, that it bears the name catechism,
  • I was always the one to ask the 'wrong' questions in catechism classes.
  • Religious instruction, such as Catholic catechism, is strictly voluntary.
  • I admit that your catechism is much better for children than the one I was brought up on. for more
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  • The "cataclysm" (major disaster or war) resulted in a "cataclasm" (disruption) of the "catechism" (instruction in Christian beliefs given in a question-and-answer format) classes.
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