re-educate


re-educate
   to seek to change a political allegiance by imprisonment or violence
   The Communists achieved more by brutality than the Americans in Vietnam through appeals and bribery:
    ... turn every deserter into a defector by 're-educating' him in a camp. (M. McCarthy, 1967)
   Whence re-education:
    Then the Red Guard unit did a little re-education of their own, putting the boot in. (Strong, 1998)

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