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sacrifice

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something offered to a god
  • the herders selected their best lamb as a sacrifice in order to receive blessings from their god

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sacrifice

verb

Synonyms of sacrifice (Entry 2 of 2)

to give up as an offering to a god
  • according to the Old Testament, Abraham was willing to sacrifice even his son to God

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The first known use of sacrifice was in the 13th century

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“Sacrifice.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sacrifice. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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