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sacrifice

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a presentation made to a deity as an act of worship

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one or more living creatures slain and offered to a deity as part of a religious rite

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money contributed to a religious organization

the verbal act of offering

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the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity

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Mrs Veneering has just succeeded in waking Lady Tippins from a snore, by dexterously shunting a train of plates and dishes at her knuckles across the table; when everybody but Mortimer himself becomes aware that the Analytical Chemist is, in a ghostly manner, offering him a folded paper.
I remember that, one day, when Madame de la Rocheaimard and Adrienne were discussing the expediency of buying our whole piece, with a view of offering us to their benefactress, the former, who had a fine tact in matters of this sort, expressed a doubt whether the dauphine would be pleased with such an offering.
There they lighted their fires at their tents and got dinner, offering sacrifice every man to one or other of the gods, and praying each one of them that he might live to come out of the fight.
Save the desire of offering our grateful acknowledgments to the lord of a realm which--"
Again Tarzan came down into the village and renewed his supply of arrows and ate of the offering of food which the blacks had made to appease his wrath.
The postmaster, his wife, the valet, and a peasant woman selling Torzhok embroidery came into the room offering their services.
I know very well that there was no idea of offering a reward yesterday afternoon.
He therefore was not able to admit the petitioner, who then addressed himself to Rosa, offering to buy her a head-dress of pure gold if she would get the bulbs for him.
Jupiter, delighted with the offering of honey, promised to give whatever she should ask.
Sir," said the Man of Experience in Business, "I should risk your anger by offering you one half the sum awarded.
As the hour of two approached the friends began to arrive and after offering such consolation to the stricken relatives as the proprieties of the occasion required, solemnly seated themselves about the room with an augmented consciousness of their importance in the scheme funereal.
IN offering this book to you, I have no Preface to write.
He must make an offering to the lions at dawn before he can take Victory.
In offering this little commentary to the Nietzsche student, I should like it to be understood that I make no claim as to its infallibility or indispensability.
Thirdly, they have got up among themselves a periodical called THE LOWELL OFFERING, 'A repository of original articles, written exclusively by females actively employed in the mills,' - which is duly printed, published, and sold; and whereof I brought away from Lowell four hundred good solid pages, which I have read from beginning to end.