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Synonyms for sacrifice

Synonyms for sacrifice

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

a loss sustained in the accomplishment of or as the result of something

to offer as a sacrifice

Synonyms for sacrifice

the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc

personnel that are sacrificed (e

a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value

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the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity

(baseball) an out that advances the base runners

kill or destroy

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sell at a loss

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make a sacrifice of

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Sacrificing is conceptualized as a pro-relationship behavior because it is a form of conflict resolution.
His claim, "every other (one) is every (bit) other," or "tout autre est tout autre," means that "I cannot respond to the call, the request, the obligation, or even the love of another without sacrificing the other other, the other others.
12) What's wrong with it is that such a scenario makes Abraham a pagan, sacrificing to a pagan god, just like his father used to do before Abraham was commanded by God to leave that society.
According to Battin, self-sacrifice (of which Christ's death serves as one model) defines situations "in which one person directly benefits another by sacrificing his or her own life in order to spare the life or to promote the welfare of someone else" (101).
She explores the uses and abuses of sacrificing women in movies, fairy tales, novels, poetry, television sitcoms and cultural commentary.
To imagine Sarah sacrificing Isaac would be contrary to the dignity of the life-giving vocation of woman, spiritually, psychologically and biologically.
competitiveness if you could convince me that everyone else was fairly sacrificing and carrying his or her share of the load at the same time.
He paid tribute to the great sacrifice of martyred Maj Ishaq and said the persons sacrificing their lives for the defence of the country were heroes of the nation.
Iftikhar Ahmad Jamil Shaheed has set a glorious example of courage and bravery by sacrificing his life for the country and the whole nation is proud of him.
This symbolic practice of sacrificing animals has stayed ever since and will be continued until the end of the world as a reminder and an example for all believers to follow in the footsteps of Prophet Ebrahim.
I can't remember which bishop it was who wisely decried how Filipino Catholics will observe abstinence from meat by concocting gourmet seafood meals, including lobster, a bit like my son telling his Lolo after sacrificing his vanilla: "Now I'm going to get the kalamansi-lemon sherbet, which tastes better.
The religious ritual of sacrificing existed long before Islam.
For six weeks at Dodgertown, Tracy preached hitting the ball behind runners, hitting cutoff men, sacrificing an at-bat for the good of the team, working deep into counts, making routine plays in the field and every other aspect that seems right out of Little League.