Verb(1) offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction
(1) In the old days, the priests used to immolate their sacrifices at the shrine of Huitzilopochti on top of the temple mayor of Tenochtitlan, but we're more civilised than that.(2) Chinese kings would immolate vast numbers of animals(3) It continued to burn, seeming to immolate his very soul.(4) The slightest damage done to their reputation may at times lead to drastic consequences like fans immolating themselves.(5) The chaff that we most eagerly await the destruction of is the destruction of our own chaff, the immolation of that part of us that keeps us from seeing and following God as he truly is.(6) Nobody in his or her right mind wants to see these horrible subdivisions built, but they are coming and there is no point in paying billions of dollars to rebuild them once they've been immolated .(7) If you were older than 10 at the time, you remember iconic images of the conflict: a naked little girl fleeing a napalm attack; a police chief executing a suspect at point-blank range; a Buddhist monk immolating himself in protest.(8) With the slightest gesture of my head, I attempt several different elemental attacks at once, immolating one, freezing another, zapping a third with several thunderbolts and hitting a fourth with all three at once.(9) Equally appalling was the story of Raja (name changed), who witnessed his mother immolating herself in front of him.(10) Sir, the 24th Shock Army has been immolated by an advance air attack.(11) Female infanticide was common, and the practice of sati, the immolation of the wife on her husband's funeral pyre, was encouraged, sometimes even forced.(12) During the Vietnam War, Buddhist monks were active in efforts to bring hostilities to a close, and many of them immolated themselves publicly to protest the war.(13) Both see morally mandated personal development as a form of self-destruction, an immolation of one's desires and impulses for the sake of something extrinsic to the self.(14) For the point of Christian martyrdom is not merely the immolation and glorification of individual bodies but the sustenance of a social body, the body of Christ.(15) Madri immolates herself on her husband's funeral pyre.(16) A man immolates himself in front of the most expensive Parliament in the world - just a few yards away from here - and not a word from the writers.
(1) immolate :: détruir
1. offer ::
2. immolate ::
3. inscribe ::
4. sacrifice ::
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5. victimize ::
6. donate ::
7. give ::
8. give in ::
9. bestow ::
10. impart ::
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