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used in Perfect Chemistry

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to accept someone's membership into an organization — typically in a ceremony — sometimes including a period of instruction and/or test
  • Well, that was until he called and said all the pledges in the fraternity had to sleep at the frat house for some crazy initiation thing.
initiation = ceremony to accept someone's membership into an organization

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • We've grown up together .... played on this playground since we were kids and even got initiated into the Latino Blood at the same time.
  • Wil got initiated recently and now he thinks he's the shit.
  • Before I know it he'll be jumped in and get the ritual beating as the initiation into the Latino Blood just like I got.
  • I have a lot of respect for Hector because he's the guy who initiated me into the Latino Blood.

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