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Definition of Sacrifice

Sacrifice
Sacrifice Sac"ri*fice, v. i. 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.

Meaning of Sacrifice from wikipedia

- Sacrifice is the offering of food, objects or the lives of animals or humans to a higher purpose, in particular divine beings, as an act of propitiation...
- The Sacrifice (Swedish: Offret) is a 1986 drama film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Starring Erland Josephson, it centers on a middle-aged intellectual...
- Human sacrifice is the act of killing one or more humans, usually as an offering to a deity, as part of a ritual. Human sacrifice has been practiced in...
- lit. 'Feast of the Sacrifice', IPA: [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæː]) or Eid Qurban (Persian: عيد قربان‎), also called the "Festival of the Sacrifice", is the second of...
- Human sacrifice was common in many parts of Mesoamerica. Thus the rite was nothing new to the Aztecs when they arrived at the Valley of Mexico, nor was...
- A holocaust is a religious animal sacrifice that is completely consumed by fire. The word derives from the Ancient Gr**** holokaustos (ὁλόκαυστος from...
- "Sacrifice" is a ballad performed by musician Elton John. The lyrics are by Bernie Taupin and the music by John. The song appears on the 1989 album Sleeping...
- animal sacrifice are mostly ****ociated with Shaktism, and in currents of folk Hinduism strongly rooted in local tribal traditions. Animal sacrifices were...
- advocated divination. Xenophon was thought skilled at foretelling from sacrifices, and attributed many of his knowledges to Socrates within his writing...
- Pawn Sacrifice is a 2014 American biographical drama film. It is based on the true story of Bobby Fischer's challenge against top Soviet chess grandmasters...
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