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baptism
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
a Christian ceremony signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

or:

a challenging experience that initiates or purifies
  • It seems, however, as if every Ondaatje for miles around flocked here to be baptised and married.
    p. 67.0
  • Whenever a funeral or baptism occurred, however, all the brothers would be there.
    p. 67.9

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