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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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More especially we pray thee send down thy grace on Nestor and on his sons; thereafter also make the rest of the Pylian people some handsome return for the goodly hecatomb they are offering you.
The rest, stay all of you where you are; tell the maids in the house to prepare an excellent dinner, and to fetch seats, and logs of wood for a burnt offering.
When they had made their offerings and had drunk each as much as he was minded, Minerva and Telemachus were for going on board their ship, but Nestor caught them up at once and stayed them.
As he mixed the wine, he prayed much and made drink offerings to Minerva, daughter of Aegis-bearing Jove.
I'm offering you a partnership," said Doctor South grumpily.
I know very well that there was no idea of offering a reward yesterday afternoon.
The offering of the reward, sir," Inspector Jacks said, "can do no harm, and it may possibly assist us very materially.
The offering of a reward like this, if it emanates from the source which I suspect that it does, gives a solid foundation to my theories.
As Nikita entered the house she was offering her guest a small tumbler of thick glass which she had just filled with vodka.
I was now furnished with roots and corn, such as it was, and water; and leaving my friendly negroes, I made forward for about eleven days more, without offering to go near the shore, till I saw the land run out a great length into the sea, at about the distance of four or five leagues before me; and the sea being very calm, I kept a large offing to make this point.
The shrine of the saint was decorated with relics and votive offerings hung up by these superstitious beings, either to propitiate her favor, or in gratitude for some signal deliverance in the wilderness.
In a Rule 144A offering, an investment bank or syndicate of investment banks purchases the securities from the company and then resells the securities to investors at a higher price.
The Company will continue to benefit from increasing service revenues as a result of a substantial increase in the rolling fleet, increased outsourcing by fleet operators and an expanded service offering.
Once the tender offer is commenced, offering materials will be made available to MGM MIRAGE stockholders and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Free copies of the Offer to Purchase, the related Letter of Transmittal and certain other offering documents are available from Gilead by mailing requests for such materials to Gilead Sciences, Inc.