sacrifice

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  • Many other people had been buried with her, in a form of human sacrifice.
  • The sun was set into motion with his sacrifice and time began.
  • A bull sacrifice also took place late that night or early the next morning.
  • Others were told they had sacrificed even when they had done nothing.
  • But he also tells his group that sacrifices are necessary for the greater good.
  • He added that when he died he black dog must be sacrificed.
  • The sacrifice of one individual to help another is an example.
  • His plan would thus have sacrificed the best Canadian troops for no reason.
  • The result is an engine with better low-speed power without sacrificing high-speed power.
  • Women, however, seem more likely to make this sacrifice than men.
  • A weak group which is too important to sacrifice is called heavy.
  • After all I have done for a sacred cause, death is no sacrifice.
  • This is a military action and human lives are sacrificed in that military action.
  • A few more days leads to talk of sacrificing one of their own.
  • At the tree is also a spring where sacrifices are also held.
  • Such groups may be saved or sacrificed for something more significant on the board.
  • Here a great number of human sacrifices were made, usually of prisoners of war.
  • He gave Himself on the cross as the complete and final sacrifice for sin.
  • Two of the officers die in battle, sacrificing themselves to save the others.
  • She played the leading lady, a famous pop singer who sacrifices her personal life for her career.
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Words starting with sacrifice

Meaning of sacrifice

  • noun Personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)
  • noun A loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value
    he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice
  • noun The act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
  • noun (baseball) an out that advances the base runners
  • verb Endure the loss of
    He gave his life for his children, I gave two sons to the war
  • verb Kill or destroy
    The animals were sacrificed after the experiment, The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment
  • verb Sell at a loss
  • verb Make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals