baptised baptised

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having undergone the Christian ritual of baptism

Usage(s):

  1. Indefatigable, he baptised and confirmed, hour after hour, the swarms of infants and adolescents whose devout parents hustled them to the cathedral.
  2. When he stepped into the pool he offered a most impressive dedicatory prayer and one at a time baptised two young ladies, the first retiring before the second came.

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  1. Mills said: "She said something under her breath so I cleansed and baptised her." "Now I've been offered lots of jobs for creating looks for women of her age."
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "He strengthened my faith, officiated at my wedding, baptised my children," Obama said. "I can no more disown him than I can disown the black community ...... or my white grandmother ...... who has uttered racial stereotypes that made me...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Earthtimes

  3. Mrs Bruni-Sarkozy said: "I was born Catholic, I was baptised, but in my life I feel profoundly secular. I find that the controversy coming from the Pope's message - albeit distorted by the media - is very damaging. In Africa it's often Church people...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Carla Bruni Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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