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So, of course, Robert Maxwell’s mysterious death at sea in 1991—aboard a private yacht he christened the Lady Ghislaine, no less—altered the course of his daughter’s life.
WHAT’S THE POINT OF TRYING TO UNDERSTAND GHISLAINE MAXWELL?JUDY BERMANJUNE 24, 2021TIME
Now, little girl, you stand here and say: 'I christen thee White Swan.'
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
I told him the story of Colonel Train's life, and that we were going to christen the new vessel with his name.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
In the absence of a better name, fellows, I hereby christen this waterway Snake Creek; any objections?
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS SNOWBOUNDGEORGE A. WARREN
At his smile and nod she had said in a high clear voice, "I christen thee Star Lord!"
THE STAR LORDBOYD ELLANBY
So we have decided, now, to christen our Troop by that name.
NATALIE: A GARDEN SCOUTLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
Did he himself christen it after the forest which he knew so well?
THE EULOGY OF RICHARD JEFFERIESWALTER BESANT
Young Mr. Turveydrop's name is Prince; I wish it wasn't, because it sounds like a dog, but of course he didn't christen himself.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVII, AUGUST 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
In his work on the radiolaria alone he had to christen more than thirty-five hundred new species, two names apiece.
MAJOR PROPHETS OF TO-DAYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
However, poets have a perfect right to christen their own children, and if the wine is good no one should quarrel with the bush.
REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHRISTEN

  • absorbing
  • busying
  • engaging
  • engrossing
  • interesting
  • involving
  • occupying
  • soaking
  • taking up
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