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Part of speech: Noun

The act of offering to God, or to a deity, a victim on an altar; anything offered or consecrated to God; the destroying, losing, or giving up of one thing for another; the thing so destroyed or given up.

Part of speech: Verb

To offer to a god in worship; destroy or give up in order to gain some other object; as, to sacrifice health for riches.

Part of speech: Verb

To offer a victim on an altar.

Part of speech: Noun


Part of speech: Adjective


Part of speech: Adverb


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