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βαπτίζω dip in or under water; metaph., βεβαπτισμένοι soaked in wine, Plat.; ὀφλήμασι βεβ. over head and ears in debt, Plut. baptize, τινά NTest.:—Pass., βαπτίζεσθαι εἰς μετάνοιαν, εἰς ἄφεσιν ἁμαρτιῶν id=NTest.:—Mid. to get oneself baptized, id=NTest.

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