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synonyms for sacrificial

  • conciliatory
  • divine
  • expiatory
  • propitiatory
  • sacrificing
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By all appearances, he was the sort of sacrificial lamb candidate that a party shrugs at, running for a seat the party doesn’t expect to win.
ANOTHER PROBLEM FOR DEMOCRATS ON TUESDAY? LITTLE TO NO TICKET-SPLITTING.PHILIP BUMPNOVEMBER 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I know it’s relatively safe here compared to other jobs, but still, sometimes I feel like a sacrificial lamb.
I DON'T FEEL SAFE RETURNING TO WORK DURING THE PANDEMIC. WHAT SHOULD I DO?JAMIE DUCHARMEDECEMBER 22, 2020TIME
Kettlewell used to dilate on the great sacrificial feast of charity.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
This presents a nobler view of the whole sacrificial system than the common one.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Professor Fortescue was unqualified in his condemnation of the sentiment which erected sacrificial altars in the family circle.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Among the antediluvians, sheep were immolated for sacrificial offerings, and their fleeces probably furnished them with clothing.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Thou shalt not go up by steps unto Mine altar—a device probably meant to facilitate the leading up of the sacrificial beasts.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Draupadi, who at a sacrifice of her father Drupada, arose out of the sacrificial ground.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
The heroes who appear on their marches, visible from afar, strive together within the great sacrificial assembly.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
Be merciful, O purifier, unto the man who is rich in sacrificial food, and who invites Agni to the feast of the gods.
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WORDS RELATED TO SACRIFICIAL

  • catastrophic
  • deleterious
  • disastrous
  • loss-making
  • ruinous
  • sacrificial
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.