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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catechetic  \Cat`e*chet"ic\,  Catechetical  \Cat`e*chet"ic*al\,  a. 
  [Gr.  ?.  See  {Catechise}.] 
  Relating  to  or  consisting  in  asking  questions  and  receiving 
  answers,  according  to  the  ancient  manner  of  teaching. 
 
  Socrates  introduced  a  catechetical  method  of  arguing. 
  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catechetic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  resembling  a  rigorous  catechism;  "the 
  catechistic  method"  [syn:  {catechistic}] 
  2:  (theology)  of  or  relating  to  or  involving  catechesis  [syn:  {catechetical}] 




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