baptized baptized  /bæp ˈtaɪzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having undergone the Christian ritual of baptism

Usage(s):

  1. Three years ago, he baptized a man he believed to be a teacher in the muddy waters of the River Sangke in western Cambodia's Battambang province.
  2. After her bus-stop epiphany, she wrestled with her conscience for seven years before being baptized at the age of 24.

News

  1. 10 men baptized in county jail

    Ten men were baptized in the Pettis County Jail by the Rev. Lloyd Howe. The Open Door donated coffee samplers to the men and women. Our Savior Lutheran Church donated portals of prayer and magazines. Cornerstone Baptist and First Christian Church are donating cookies this month.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

  2. Kaitlyn Quandahl, 5, Decorah, Iowa

    Kaitlyn Quandahl, 5, of Decorah, Iowa, died on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Kaitlyn Marie Quandahl was born on Aug. 25, 2007, the daughter of Cory and Selina (Kurth) Quandahl in Decorah. Kaitlyn was baptized on Oct. 14, 2007, at the Hauge Lutheran Church, by the Rev. Gene Hermeier, [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Austin Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. Mills told reporters Shackleton had been "baptized in court."
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: Washington Post

  2. "He strengthened my faith, officiated my wedding and baptized my children," Obama said. "He contains within him all the contradictions -- the good and the bad -- of the community that he has served diligently for so many years."
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "He baptized me," Howard said, chuckling, about Bryant, "brought me into the NBA and back to reality with one play. Every time he gets ready to drive down the lane, ever since then, I've had the flash of him dunking and hearing the crowd. It...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Dwight Howard Source: Washington Post

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