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synonyms for immolation

  • atonement
  • deduction
  • discount
  • hecatomb
  • libation
  • oblation
  • offering
  • penance
  • reduction
  • reparation
  • victim
  • sacrificial lamb

antonyms for immolation

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  • increase
  • rise
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How to use immolation in a sentence

He sighed as he laid the papers on the table; for he thought the task would be a harder one than even his own immolation.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Sixthly, to remind us of the binding of Isaac, who willingly offered himself for immolation, in order to sanctify the Holy Name.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
Self-immolation were easy in comparison with the infliction of one pang on her.
EVENINGS AT DONALDSON MANORMARIA J. MCINTOSH
But if this immolation is necessary to your peace of mind, it shall be done—I owe it to you.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
Even if this reads like slavery or self-immolation, what do you care?
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOL. 3 (OF 4)W. GRANT HAGUE
It was generally conceded that a more thorough preflight could have prevented the Wyld's immolation.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
Is the immolation of human beings at the death of chieftains a Kaffre custom, as it was one of western Africa?
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Frustrated in thy first design, thou wilt not forego the immolation of thy victim.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
To wish Senta had a reasonable cause for her ecstasy of self-immolation is, of course, to wish the Dutchman were not the Dutchman.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
Henry wanted to run away with the others, but his brother was too big to run away, so they stood still and waited immolation.
THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMSHENRY ADAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO IMMOLATION

  • annihilation
  • carnage
  • catastrophe
  • devastation
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • genocide
  • immolation
  • inferno
  • mass murder
  • massacre
  • slaughter
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