sacrifice


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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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What, then, would be worth for communities and societies to sacrifice for?
The sacrifices of our people will only increase our resolve, strength, solidarity and cohesion to defend this country, which our fathers founded on the values of sacrifice, magnanimity, advocacy of that which is right and standing with the oppressed.
A huge share of the sacrifices is allocated for countries that suffer from "exceptional circumstances", according to QC.
In other words, where this sacrifice is concerned, a majority of the tribes is considered a majority, not just a majority of the entire population).
On the first day, the women are busy preparing a lavish meal made from the meat of the sacrifice, and friends and family are invited to feast.
Of particular interest is McCosker's treatment of sacrifice as interpreted by Roman Catholic theologians.
Some of the sacrifices at festivals including those of "shaand" and "bhunda" involve large numbers of animals killed using a knife at the entrance of the temples.
The police said that the tantrik first asked for an animal sacrifice but later stressed on a human one.
It is only through rituals of sacrifice that a community can structure its relationship to violence in the medium of culture.
In fact, the degrees of personal sacrifice demanded by various moral obligations can be used to rank their relative importance.
The tradition of the Eid-al-Adha festival also enjoins all those who can afford a sacrifice to do so, and to distribute the meat of the slaughtered animals to the needy, after keeping back what they need for themselves.
The meat from the sacrifice of is mostly given away to others.
Rav Yisrael Ariel says Jews must carry out the laws commanding the Passover sacrifice even though the Temple has not been rebuilt.
As a Presbyterian pastor who has presided over innumerable celebrations of the Lord's Supper, Holy Communion, and Eucharist, I was aware that there were associations between our communion service and sacrifice.
IHH Gaza official Mehmet Kaya said that they would begin distributing meat on Tuesday, adding that they would sacrifice 170 bovine animals.