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synonyms for christening

  • ablution
  • debut
  • dedication
  • immersion
  • introduction
  • launching
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • ritual
  • sanctification
  • sprinkling
  • baptismal
  • lustration
  • rite of passage
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How to use christening in a sentence

The couple have even declined to announce any christening date for her.
HOW HARRY AND MEGHAN MADE SURE ARCHIE AND LILIBET GROW UP IN TOTAL PRIVACYTOM SYKESOCTOBER 8, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The navy had a new class of submarine that could stay submerged for extended periods without the need for refueling, but those at the christening ceremony described it as a boon to humanity and a part of the new peaceful direction of the atom.
THE DISNEYFICATION OF ATOMIC POWER - ISSUE 107: THE EDGEJACOB DARWIN HAMBLINOCTOBER 6, 2021NAUTILUS
The first incident in the babyhood of the Princess Alice which attracts attention is the record of her christening.
THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
Lady Hartledon was not to be thwarted on all points, and she insisted on a ceremonious christening.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
She was still absorbed with the twins, who, Mandy Ann told her, had worn her white frock at their christening.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Pall, who went this day to a child's christening of Kate Joyce's, staid out all night at my father's, she not being well.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
So they had as grand a christening as people in their circumstances could afford.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
We are told that there were great festivities at Peter's christening.
A TREASURY OF HEROES AND HEROINESCLAYTON EDWARDS
This was the church of the christening of Franois-Marie Arouet, a few years later.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
Mr. Rees' version relates that once the husband and wife were invited to a christening in the neighbourhood.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHRISTENING

  • ablution
  • baptismal
  • christening
  • debut
  • dedication
  • immersion
  • introduction
  • launching
  • lustration
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • rite of passage
  • ritual
  • sanctification
  • sprinkling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.