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baptism
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
a Christian ceremony signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

or:

a challenging experience that initiates or purifies
  • Moreover, I knew it would not be accepted at their baptism.
    14 — Another Link To Life (72% in)
  • There she had presented me for baptism, without any reason to feel ashamed.
    14 — Another Link To Life (81% in)
  • I was glad she was not alive, to know under what different circumstances her grandchildren were presented for baptism.
    14 — Another Link To Life (85% in)
  • Though impelled by a natural craving for human sympathy, she passed through a baptism of suffering, even in recounting her trials to me, in private confidential conversations.
    Appendix (23% in)

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