Immolate

  • 21 immolate — im•mo•late [[t]ˈɪm əˌleɪt[/t]] v. t. lat•ed, lat•ing 1) to sacrifice 2) to kill as a sacrificial victim, as by fire; offer in sacrifice 3) cvb to destroy by fire • Etymology: 1540–50; < L immolātus, ptp. of immolāre to sprinkle with meal prior …

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  • 22 immolate —   v.t. sacrifice, especially by killing.    ♦ immolation,    ♦ immolator, n …

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  • 23 immolate — see MILL …

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  • 24 immolate — v.tr. 1 kill or offer as a sacrifice. 2 literary sacrifice (a valued thing). Derivatives: immolation n. immolator n. Etymology: L immolare sprinkle with sacrificial meal (as IN (2), mola MEAL(2)) …

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  • 25 self-immolate — verb see self immolation …

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  • 26 self-immolate — /sɛlf ˈɪməleɪt/ (say self imuhlayt) verb (i) (self immolated, self immolating) to commit suicide by dousing oneself with petrol and then setting oneself on fire, especially as a political protest …

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  • 27 Immolated — Immolate Im mo*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immolating}.] [L. immolatus, p. p. of immolare to sacrifice, orig., to sprinkle a victim with sacrifical meal; pref. im in + mola grits or grains of spelt coarsely ground and… …

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  • 28 Immolating — Immolate Im mo*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immolating}.] [L. immolatus, p. p. of immolare to sacrifice, orig., to sprinkle a victim with sacrifical meal; pref. im in + mola grits or grains of spelt coarsely ground and… …

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  • 29 immolation — immolate ► VERB ▪ kill or offer as a sacrifice, especially by burning. DERIVATIVES immolation noun. ORIGIN Latin immolare sprinkle with sacrificial meal , from mola meal …

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  • 30 Self-immolation — This is an article on the ritualistic suicide practice. For the record company, see Self Immolation. Self immolation is often used to refer to suicide by fire. The Latin root of immolate means sacrifice , rather than referring to burning, so more …

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  • 31 sacrifice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. oblation, offering, hecatomb, holocaust; immolation, self denial. v. t. renounce, give up; immolate. See giving, idolatry, atonement, destruction. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An offering to a deity] Syn.… …

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  • 32 Offer — Of fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Offered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Offering}.] [OE. offren, {AS}. offrian to sacrifice, fr. L. offerre; ob (see {OB }) + ferre to bear, bring. The English word was influenced by F. offrir to offer, of the same origin. See 1st …

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  • 33 Offered — Offer Of fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Offered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Offering}.] [OE. offren, {AS}. offrian to sacrifice, fr. L. offerre; ob (see {OB }) + ferre to bear, bring. The English word was influenced by F. offrir to offer, of the same origin.… …

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  • 34 Offering — Offer Of fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Offered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Offering}.] [OE. offren, {AS}. offrian to sacrifice, fr. L. offerre; ob (see {OB }) + ferre to bear, bring. The English word was influenced by F. offrir to offer, of the same origin.… …

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