Examples of immolate in a Sentence
a man who immolated himself as an act of protest
a ceremony in which they immolated their cherished possessions so that the gods would send rain
Recent Examples of immolate from the Web
Everyone knew his name, out of proportion to any achievements in his short and self-immolating days as a pitcher.
This is how hip-hop, the black intellectual scene, and our leadership eroded to the point of self-immolating lunacy.
Except as the focus on the radar gun intensified, Jansen immolated on the mound in a game the Dodgers eventually lost, 8-7, in 15 innings.
The wind had kicked up suddenly and unexpectedly, causing him to immolate.
One hundred years after the start of the first world war, the society that self-immolated between 1914 and 1945 and spent six decades slowly inching back to a state of grace is experiencing a strange turn.
The Air Force won't confirm the number of warheads in the missiles, but each can hold a maximum of three; every warhead can immolate 65 square miles within minutes of detonation.
While the end of his relationship with Nicki Minaj and a self-immolating squabble with Drake curdled his rise, Mill remains a legitimate rap star.
The same modest progress had been made against the Tubbs Fire, which invaded the city of Santa Rosa amid winds after midnight Monday morning and immolated entire neighborhoods.
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Origin and Etymology of immolate
IMMOLATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of immolate for English Language Learners
: to kill or destroy (someone or something) by fire
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