sacrifice

The killing of a living thing in honour of the gods. Common sacrificial animals used in religious rites were bulls, cows, roosters, horses, sheep, and goats

sacrifice

A gift made to the gods. For example pieces of meat could be burned on an altar as a sacrifice.
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sacrifice

[n] - a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value 2. [n] - personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective) 3. [n] - the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity 4. [n] - (in baseball) an out that advances the base runners 5. [v] - ...
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sacrifice

In religion, the act of sanctifying or dedicating an object to a god, as a religious act of self-denial. Through it the giver seeks to enter into communion with a supernatural being. In some...
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Sacrifice

Sac'riĀ·fice noun [ Middle English sacrifise , sacrifice , French sacrifice , from Latin sacrificium ; sacer sacred + facere to make. See Sacred , and Fact .] 1. The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory rite. «...
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sacrifice

1. The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory rite. 'Great pomp, and sacrifice, and praises loud, To Dagon.' (Milton) ... 2. Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victin, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or concil...
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sacrifice

ritual killing noun the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
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Sacrifice

• (n.) Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation. • (n.) To destroy; to kill. • (n.) Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of something else; devotio...
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sacrifice

a religious rite in which an object is offered to a divinity in order to establish, maintain, or restore a right relationship of a human being to the ... [61 related articles]
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sacrifice

sacrifice [Lat. sacrificare=to make holy], a type of religious offering, or gift to a superior or supreme being, in which the offering is consecrated through its destruction.Sections in this article:IntroductionThe Nature of SacrificeHistoryBibliography
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Sacrifice

[Angel] `Sacrifice` is episode 20 of season 4 in the television show Angel. ==Plot synopsis== Connor, unaffected by Jasmine`s blood (which enabled Angel and his gang to discover the truth about Jasmine), threatens them all, but Angel shuts the door on him, letting the others escape through the fire escape. Connor pounds on the door while he...
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Sacrifice

[bridge] A sacrifice is a deliberate bid of a contract in duplicate bridge that is unlikely to make in the hope that the {gcb|penalty} points will be less than the points likely to be gained by the opponents in making their contract. In rubber bridge, a sacrifice can be also made in an attempt to prevent the opponents scoring a game or rubb...
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Sacrifice

[chess] In chess, a sacrifice is a move giving up a piece in the hopes of gaining tactical or positional compensation in other forms. A sacrifice could also be a deliberate exchange of a chess piece of higher value for an opponent`s piece of lower value. Any chess piece except the king may be sacrificed. Because players usually try to hold ...
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Sacrifice

[video game] Sacrifice is a real-time strategy video game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2000 for the Windows 98 platform. Developed by Shiny Entertainment the game features elements of action and other genres. Players control wizards who fight each other with spells and summoned creatures. Impressing reviewers with its graphics, S...
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Sacrifice

Sacrifice is the offering of food, objects or the lives of animals to a higher purpose, in particular divine beings, as an act of propitiation or worship. While sacrifice often implies ritual killing, the term offering (Latin oblatio) can be used for bloodless sacrifices of cereal food or artifacts. For offerings of liquids (beverages) by pouring,...
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Sacrifice

(slang) An optional item consumed in the invention attempt used to improve the chance of success.
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Sacrifice

(from a Middle English verb meaning 'to make sacred', from Old French, from Latin sacrificium
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sacrifice

A gift made to the gods. For example, pieces of meat could be burned on an altar as a sacrifice.
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Sacrifice

To sacrifice a permanent is to put it into its owner's graveyard. A player can only sacrifice a permanent he or she controls. Note that this term is separate from other ways permanents can be put into their owners' graveyards, such as destruction (meaning regeneration has no effect on sacrifice) and state-based actions (a creature having 0 toughnes...
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Sacrifice

[The Following] ==Summary== Joe, Emma, and Mandy pull up to a closed gate. Joe explains that Roderick, Joe`s former right-hand, once referred him to this group. As trucks pull up, a crew of men with guns surround the trio and two seemingly authority-like figures step out. The woman, Julia, tells them to drop to their knees and put their han...
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sacrifice

personnel that are lost by death or capture
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