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christening:

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[Gr., =dipping], in most Christian churches a sacrament. It is a rite of purification by water, a ceremony invoking the grace of God to regenerate the person, free him or her from sin, and make that person a part of the church.
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Laurie Christen served as the chair of this year's Agri-Marketing Conference and Trade Show.
Christen denies that she and Baldwin had any vindictive motive in scheduling their event so close to the AIDS Ride; the rain in spring, the heat in autumn, and calendars packed with gay pride observances left only a very small window in which to hold the ride.
Early one May morning in 1995--about a year after Patsy had started back to work after helping the family adjust to their loss--Ashley came rushing in to tell her mother that something was very wrong with Christen.
Though alpha-tocopherol "eliminates the oxidant character of the molecule," Christen says, it leaves behind a reactive nitrogen component.
Before joining George Green LLP, Christen worked for Martin Kaye, Eversheds and most recently was a partner at HCB Solicitors.
I regret that this misinformed, unethical and illegal letter was distributed," Christen responded in a statement, "and am saddened by the need to take the time and energy away from our work to respond to this.
Christen and his coworkers probed for such a link in the huge study of male physicians, age 40 to 84 when the study began in 1982.
Since 2014, Christen has been an athlete ambassador for Grassroots Soccer, a charitable organization that uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize in the fight to stop the spread of HIV.
I think we're going to have to throw [some services] out," says Christen.
This is the first time scientists have demonstrated an association between smoking and posterior subcapsular cataracts, which are more likely to require surgery, Christen says.
AKRON, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Roberts, the award-winning co-anchor of ABC News' "Good Morning America," long-time ESPN sportscaster and successful author, will christen The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) newest blimp - Wingfoot One - on Saturday, August 23, in Suffield, Ohio.
It is amazing that Father Delaney christened Charlotte more than 20 years ago and he is still around to christen Ruby and Dexter.