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synonyms for sacrificing

  • conciliatory
  • divine
  • expiatory
  • propitiatory
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How to use sacrificing in a sentence

Who seek your comfort in idols under every green tree, sacrificing children in the torrents, under the high rocks?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
These are the keynote of the great Republic, dominating all other chords, sacrificing harmony to noise, beauty to bulk.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
We cannot doubt that the sacrificing of children was practised on a large scale among the Canaanites.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
No one wears a garland when sacrificing, or burning incense, or pouring out a libation.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
He came to the conclusion that the quantity of his favorite dish was too small to warrant him in sacrificing his freedom.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
They were eager to learn how he proposed to overcome the Kiowa camp without sacrificing the life of the Cheyenne chief.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Sacrificing all the advantages she was then enjoying, she followed Maurice Dupin to France.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
His surpassing bravery and self-sacrificing candor profoundly impressed eminent Virginians.
THE RAID OF JOHN BROWN AT HARPER'S FERRY AS I SAW ITREV. SAMUEL VANDERLIP LEECH
This command of Moses should be considered in reference to the custom of sacrificing children which existed in Mexico and Peru.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Was he not in truth sacrificing her happiness to his own pride?
EVENINGS AT DONALDSON MANORMARIA J. MCINTOSH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SACRIFICING

  • conciliatory
  • divine
  • expiatory
  • propitiatory
  • sacrificing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.