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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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People also had to perform tlamacehualiztli (penance, the act of deserving through sacrifice'), including the bloody sacrifice of offering human beings'.
Force members and the widows of murdered officers believe it will betray the force's bloody sacrifice during the last 30 years.
The play brings to life the dead soldiers and measures their bloody sacrifice against the egregious greed of the world.
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Even for many Roman Catholics, the idea that the visible body of Christ should forego meat in remembrance of Jesus' own bloody sacrifice is in danger of becoming a musty old rite from the distant past.