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Verb
Give up, let go
“In accepting money from Washington, religious groups will inevitably sacrifice a degree of independence.”
Verb
Offer or kill as a religious sacrifice
“… according to the Old Testament, Abraham was willing to sacrifice even his son to God.”
Noun
An animal, person, or object offered in the act of sacrifice
“Stassen observes that pigs were used as a sacrifice to Roman gods.”
Noun
An act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to a deity
“Animal sacrifice was at the heart of Ugaritic ritual.”
Noun
An act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy
“We are willing to make a sacrifice for the long-term good.”
Noun
Loss
Noun
“Many parents make sacrifices to send their children to independent schools.”
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