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Synonyms for immolation

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

Words related to immolation

killing or offering as a sacrifice

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Tibet has been illegally occupied by the Chinese government since 2009; we have had about 130 self immolation activities in Tibet.
A 3-member SC bench presided over by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Tasadduq Hussain Jillani took up Amna Bibi self immolation suo moto notice case for hearing Monday.
He was then responding to the immolation of the former monastic Thupten Ngodrup, and in seeking a pacification of further conflict had reason to emphasize its potential misuse and misunderstanding.
These recommendations were part of a fact- finding committee to investigate the incident of self- immolation at Unjha in Mehsana district on August 13.
Dance Dance Immolation (DDI) involves two players wearing aluminized fire proximity suits and competing on an arrow-guided disco floor while getting pummeled by huge flames when they misstep.
These unjust Govermental actions led to protests including the self immolation of an elderly monk Thich Quang Duc in June 1963.
Mancini applauded the 1990 decision of Mitterrand and Kohl to ordain "the immolation of the deutsche mark on the altar of a common European currency.
The Savonlina project, for instance, which involved the immolation of barns on stilts, was a protest at the disappearance of Finnish traditional rural life and the encroachment of the suburbs.
19:25), suffering grievously with her only begotten son, uniting herself with a maternal heart to his sacrifice and lovingly consenting to the immolation of this victim which she herself had brought forth.
At the same time, their death enables other planets traveling behind them to migrate to a niche just short of immolation (SN: 12/16/95, p.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) has given time till April 21 for presenting forensic laboratory report in Muzaffargarh girl student self immolation case.
QUETTA -- Family members of missing person Zakir Majid, have appealed to UN to play its role to ensure his safe recovery otherwise entire family will commit self immolation before UN office.
The Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet said at least 22 of those who have set themselves alight were aged 18 or under, including Tuesday's double immolation.
Speaking before the latest immolation occurred, the prime minister of the exiled government, Lobsang Sangay, appealed to international community.
While over a dozen farmers tried self- immolation in Bulandshahr, 50 acres of cane fields were set on fire in Bijnaur.