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sacrificial lamb

  • as inimmolation
  • as insacrifice
  • as inhostage
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Synonyms for sacrificial lamb

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

Antonyms for sacrificial lamb

  • increase
  • rise
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More words related to sacrificial lamb

hostage

noun. person held captive until captor's demand is met
  • captive
  • earnest
  • guaranty
  • pawn
  • pledge
  • prisoner
  • sacrificial lamb
  • scapegoat
  • security
  • surety
  • token
  • victim
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.