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synonyms for sacrifice fly

  • blooper
  • sac fly
  • sacrifice
  • sacrifice hit
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How to use sacrifice fly in a sentence

Your sacrifice shall be the agony of agonies, the death of deaths, and yet you'll find yourself unable to resist.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I'd sacrifice myself willingly, if that would put things straight.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
"And she would sacrifice Him and all his archangels to an epigram," thought Isabel, who was somewhat shocked.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
She knew that the man's honor, his respect for his race and their struggle had brought him to commit the sacrifice.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
They must be kept away from flies—a fly can work havoc with a film in a few minutes.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Assuredly, this was an occasion when the sacrifice of a few minutes might avoid the grave risk of a breakdown after daybreak.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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