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verb as in sacrifice

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As their ability to immolate tin improved, the process produced more debris than the hydrogen could clean up.

They built multiple fires inside the Capitol, immolating the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress and the splendid chambers of the House and Senate.

He was threatening to immolate both of them when police ended a standoff by grabbing him.

Lastly, President Obama should ask his counterpart what is driving young Tibetan monks and nuns to immolate themselves in protest.

But no one expected him to self-immolate in less than a week.

A people that continually provoke me to anger before my face, that immolate in gardens, and sacrifice upon bricks.

It will not be the first time that humanity has preferred to immolate a god rather than admit its own guilt.

After having sacrificed her husband to her mother, Mme. Fauvel was about to immolate her husband and children for Raoul.

And for thee, Glaucus, are there not enough Achaeans, that thou mayest immolate whom thou wishest?

She spurns the doctrine that it is woman's position to abnegate and to immolate herself.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to immolate, such as: suffer, surrender, victimize, yield, and kiss goodbye.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.