self-immolation

[ self-im-uh-ley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-immolation
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Self-immolation were easy in comparison with the infliction of one pang on her.

Even if this reads like slavery or self-immolation, what do you care?

He could but recognize a baleful nobility in her self-immolation.

The words fell chillingly on the blaze of her self-immolation.

These acts of self-immolation were esteemed exceedingly meritorious.

She was in a mood in which self-immolation seemed the natural penalty of her mistakes.

This they evince by self-immolation, after the manner of eastern wives.

Put away your mania of self-immolation—or keep it exclusively for my benefit.

Others take theoretically polar directions; and with them, rightness consists either in quietism, or else in self-immolation.

Not only their men but their women have made themselves immortal by their bravery, chivalry, purity and self-immolation.

WORD ORIGIN

also self immolation, 1817, from self- + immolation.

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