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adjective as in sacrificial

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He had previously questioned whether sacrificing the dog would mean he was next.

So she has to be perfect and self-sacrificing to the point of self-annihilation.

DM: They should do that anyway, because these men and women are fighting and sacrificing for their freedom.

It was, however, a colossal flop—critically and commercially—with Lynch later regretting sacrificing final cut.

He could offer a new image for the GOP, without sacrificing its policy positions.

Who seek your comfort in idols under every green tree, sacrificing children in the torrents, under the high rocks?

These are the keynote of the great Republic, dominating all other chords, sacrificing harmony to noise, beauty to bulk.

We cannot doubt that the sacrificing of children was practised on a large scale among the Canaanites.

No one wears a garland when sacrificing, or burning incense, or pouring out a libation.

He came to the conclusion that the quantity of his favorite dish was too small to warrant him in sacrificing his freedom.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sacrificing, such as: conciliatory, divine, expiatory, and propitiatory.

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