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baptisms of fire

phrase
variants: or chiefly U.S. baptisms by fire
plural of baptism of fire

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a test of faith, patience, or strength
  • The EMT received a baptism of fire when she was called to a serious emergency her first day on the job.

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“Baptisms of fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/baptisms%20of%20fire. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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