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baptize

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1 to give a name to
  • baptized the child "Anne"

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2 to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies
  • the new sisters will be baptized with special initiation rites at the sorority house

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“Baptize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/baptize. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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