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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 head of a Muslim household plans and prepares to sacrifice an animal such as a lamb or goat, or joins others in sacrificing a cow or camel on the morning of the first full day of the holiday period.
those who are sacrificing their lives for making the country a haven of peace are heroes of the nation and the 18 crore people of the country pay tributes to them.
He expressed gratitude to the Shuhada of Zarb-e-Azb and said that those sacrificing their today for the better future of the nation are very respectable.
By Maryam Hedayat Eid al-Adha Eid al-Adha Eid al-Adha Eid al-Adha Eid al-Adha sabr The historical background of is that the Prophet Abraham had a dream in which he was sacrificing his young son, Ismael.
and regulations of the country when sacrificing an animal.
We think we don't want to sacrifice, but sacrifice is exactly what we're doing by perpetuating problems that only get worse; we're sacrificing our money, sacrificing what is big and permanent, to prolong what is small, temporary, and harmful.
They beautify themselves, and corrupt His house to commit sins of wantonness and idolatry, even unto sacrificing their own children: .
Jews and Christians also believe that God spared Abraham from sacrificing his son, Isaac.
And with so many Americans serving and sacrificing in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, we believe such a reminder is, unfortunately, very necessary.
People of faith have often thought in terms of sacrificing one's life for God's purposes.
Yes, she looked as though she was really sacrificing when she was mincing about the stage, belting it out with her conical boobs.
But even if he succeeded in sacrificing, my contention is that the play is overrated.