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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who instructs a religious doctrine in the form of questions and memorized answers.

Usage examples (31)
  • The catechist was very strict when an answer was required of a student.
  • "See, it says here that being a catechist is a vocation that requires careful discernment.
  • "Curiosity killed the catechist, " they would tell me.
  • A superintendent of schools, and catechist to the negroes. for more
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