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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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The UC literature differs in that the focus is on a characteristic style of behaving sacrificially in ongoing close relationships.
For Merton suffering obtained spiritual value when experienced sacrificially on behalf of others and in the service of human unity, an asceticism in harmony, it would seem, with sophianic spirituality.
The king's possibly traitorous son, who was willing for his father to abdicate so that he could take his place and for Nick to be sacrificially killed as part of the process, apparently is not punished at all.
Lycopene is absorbed into the LDL particle and is sacrificially oxidized, preventing the oxidation of LDL.
This centennial marker celebrates the people who sacrificially gave of themselves to promote the vision of Tabor College in the face of tremendous difficulties.
He grimly points out her unwavering sufferings, aids, abortion, and living the Christian life, which for Mother Teresa meant due pietism in living sacrificially.
US Army Medical Research Unit-Kenya drivers especially Samuel Macharia and John Kamau sacrificially carried out their duties throughout the study.
Both their imaginative tales stress that Christian desire should enable individuals to see more clearly the beauty and goodness of God in order to serve more sacrificially and effectively.
Yet behind the Founding Fathers and their immortal writings, speeches, and deeds stand hundreds of thousands of ordinary patriots who struggled as sacrificially as their famous contemporaries--and sometimes more.
The myth's past context is an attempt to describe the vedic experience of the world as sacrificially constituted.
The family is where both parents and children learn to love sacrificially, to put others' needs before their own desires, and to sacrifice for the wellbeing and protection of the whole.
Let us live this life fully, loving unconditionally and giving sacrificially, and the next life, whatever and wherever it is, will take care of itself.