Definition of Immolate in English :

Define Immolate in English

Immolate meaning in English

Meaning of Immolate in English

Pronunciation of Immolate in English

Immolate pronunciation in English

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1. immolate

offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction

Example Sentences:
'The Aztecs immolated human victims'
'immolate the valuables at the temple'

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verb (transitive)
to kill or offer as a sacrifice, esp by fire
2. literary
to sacrifice (something highly valued)

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈimmoˌlated or ˈimmoˌlating
to sacrifice; esp., to offer or kill as a sacrifice
to kill or destroy

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tr.v. im·mo·lat·ed, im·mo·lat·ing, im·mo·lates
1. To kill (an animal, for instance) as a religious sacrifice.
2. To kill, especially by fire: "[The soldiers] are crushed under rocks, pierced by bullets, immolated by flamethrowers" (A.O. Scott).

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