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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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They cannot be permitted to be sacrificed to appease a god or deity in a barbaric manner," it said.
After the prayers people are enjoined to meet and greet which spread warmth and when the animal is sacrificed it has to be divided into three equal portions, one given away to the poor, the second is given to relatives and friends and the third portion is kept for the person who has sacrificed the animal.
Similarly, as in the case of Kierkegaard's interpretation of Abraham, morality itself may be sacrificed for the sake of some greater value.
We have sacrificed much more than what they have sacrificed.
It's just incredible to see someone who hasn't been there but makes it their business not to forget what those who've gone before us have sacrificed.
Christ was only sacrificed once, but the body that we are given is the same body that was given up for us on Good Friday.
The terms used for sacrifice are quite similar to those in the Bible, and the pig was not sacrificed also at Ugarit.
Animals were followed for a total of 11 weeks after cessation of lead exposure, corresponding to 8 weeks after the first chelation regimen ended and 4 weeks after the second regimen ended As depicted in Figure 1, animals were sacrificed at various time points throughout the study to assess the efficacy of succimer in reducing blood and brain lead levels.
You remember the story of how Iphigenia was sacrificed by her father Agamemnon so that the winds would blow to carry the Greek fleet to Troy?
As far as the first aspect, the legitimacy of the sacrifice, is concerned, the Liji is not coherent: in the "Jiao tesheng" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and "Liyun" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] chapters, the sacrifices performed by the dukes of Lu are presented as usurpations (only the Son of Heaven had the privilege to sacrifice to Heaven and Earth), whereas in the "Mingtang wei" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] chapter, for instance, these are portrayed as legitimate: in the beginning of spring the dukes of Lu sacrificed to Houji [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in the suburbs and to their ancestor, Duke of Zhou, in the ancestral temple.
The dissection was difficult to perform because of the partial tumor encasement; as a consequence, the common, internal, and external carotid arteries ultimately had to be sacrificed.
Doing so, it occurred to me that the secret of this challenge is the paradox that the Akedah presents, that national salvation requires that a cherished son of God, as all of humanity is, must be sacrificed to God.
He was captured, brought to trial and sentenced to be sacrificed to the local god.
We sacrifice this girl today because we sacrificed her yesterday, last year, a thousand years ago, it is a tradition of holiness.
They are being sacrificed to save us from the effects of disease.