verb (used with object), bap·tized, bap·tiz·ing.
verb (used without object), bap·tized, bap·tiz·ing.
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I knew I was ready to tackle whatever life hurled at me next, baptized in sunshine and smiles.Otherworldly Adventure at Crater Lake National Park|Emily Pennington|March 24, 2021|Outside Online
She has helped secure legal requirements for background checks and drug testing for those working with children after several abuse cases, but she remains worried about evangelists who baptize children without their parents’ permission.
Ebenezer is the church where King was baptized in 1929 and he credited it for laying the foundation of his success.How One Atlanta Church Impacted Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement and Incoming Sen. Raphael Warnock|Olivia B. Waxman|January 14, 2021|Time
She wrote to the pope to express her fear that no priest would baptize her illegitimate baby.He’ll Call You, Maybe: Pope Francis Is Surprising Flock Via Phone|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This was why we resolved, at the time of our arrival, not to baptize any adults unless they were previously well catechized.
Father Biard went to the afflicted parent of the boy, and asked whether he might, with his consent, baptize the dying child.
"I baptize thee," broke the silence, time after time, amid the tiny splashes of falling water.Tess of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
A well-known politician, who died only recently, was born in the village, and the old rector was called on to baptize him.Curious Church Customs|Various
But it was not thought safe to baptize him in Galicia, so he was sent to Bellson, in Berlin, who baptized him in 1846.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.