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

[2011] Sacrifice (2011) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion, which took place on May 15, 2011 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the seventh Sacrifice event. ==Storylines== Sacrifice featured nine professional wrestling matches that involved differ...
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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

[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'ri·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

Sac'ri·fice transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sacrificed ; present participle & verbal noun Sacrificing ] [ From Sacrifice , noun : confer French sacrifier , Latin sacrificare ; ...
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Sacrifice

Sac'ri·fice intransitive verb To make offerings to God, or to a deity, of things consumed on the altar; to offer sacrifice. « O teacher, some great mischief hath befallen To that meek man, who well had sacrificed Milton.
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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

noun personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)
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sacrifice

noun a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value; `he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice`
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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

[2010] Sacrifice (2010) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on May 16, 2010 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It is the sixth event under the Sacrifice chronology and the fifth event of the 2010 TNA PPV schedule. ==Storylines== Sacrifice featured nine ...
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Sacrifice

[2009] Sacrifice (2009) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on May 24, 2009 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the fifth event under the Sacrifice chronology. There were eight matches on the card. The show`s main event was dubbed the Four W...
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Sacrifice

[Angel episode] ==History of Image:WASU logo.jpeg== Category:Radio station logos)`` Category:Radio station logos)`` ...
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Sacrifice

[2008] Sacrifice (2008) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion that took place on May 11, 2008 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was the fourth event in the Sacrifice chronology and fifth event in the 2008 TNA PPV schedule. Ten professional wrestling...
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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

[For Love] Sacrifice (For Love) is the second solo release of Wipers frontman Greg Sage. It was recorded and released in 1991. ==Track listing== All tracks composed by Greg Sage unless otherwise noted. ...
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Sacrifice

[Elton John song] `Sacrifice` is a ballad performed by musician Elton John. The lyrics are by Bernie Taupin and the music by Elton John. The song appears on the 1989 album Sleeping with the Past. It was first released in October 1989, then in 1990, and was the second single from the album. It achieved success, particularly in France and the...
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Sacrifice

[disambiguation] A sacrifice is the practice of offering food, or the lives of animals or people to the gods, as an act of propitiation or worship. Sacrifice may also refer to: ==Games== ==Music== ===Albums=== ===Songs=== ==Television and film== ==Books== ...
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Sacrifice

[Battlestar Galactica] `Sacrifice` is the sixteenth episode of the second season of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica television series. It aired originally on the Sci Fi Channel on February 10, 2006. In the episode, Dee spurns Billy Keikeya and goes on a date with Lee `Apollo` Adama at a bar. An armed group takes control of the bar, dema...
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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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