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sacrifice

(sak′rĭ-fīs″) [L. sacrificare, to make or offer a sacrifice]
1. To give up or yield something of value.
2. To experience a loss.
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He encouraged the workers for timely collection and disposal of sacrificial animals remains and expressed his satisfaction over the successful operation.
The citizens expressed satisfaction over the cleanliness arrangements put on place and thanked the officials who took part in early disposal of offals of the sacrificial animals.
They cited increased transportation and animal food costs other reasons behind the unprecedented rise in prices of sacrificial animals.
Chapter 3 examines the use of sacrificial discourse in the New Testament.
Sacrificial animals are only symbolic, and scholars say what is most important for Muslims is the fear of Allah with which they slaughter the animals.
Because the anode "sacrifices" itself to protect the water heater tank, it's known as a sacrificial anode rod.
The same sacrificial marks are required in leaders today,if they are to be respected.
Natural nacre also benefits from so-called sacrificial ionic bonds between proteins, which break under stress but can reform.
Keywords: Tire with a sacrificial rib to protect the main ribs of the tire's tread by delaying the onset of irregular wear.
Ultraprecision Manufacturing of Self Assembled Micro Systems (UPSAMS) is a deposition technology that creates a sacrificial layer and a structural layer, both of which are milled to produce a part or cavity.
Honeypots can be classified into three primary categories: sacrificial lambs, facades, and instrumented systems.
She's a former altar girl who's addicted to the American version of sacrificial wine--Diet Coke.