sacrifice

Part of speech: verb

To offer as a sacrifice; surrender.

Part of speech: verb

To offer a sacrifice; make an offering.

Part of speech: noun

An offering to a deity, or that which is offered; surrender; loss.

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Usage examples "sacrifice":

  1. And, like all women from Time's beginning, she had cried into the shadow, " Oh, that I, too, may have this joy, this sacrifice, this pain!" - "A Tar-Heel Baron", Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton.
  2. Do they not sacrifice in your country, Vernoon? - "The Yellow God An Idol of Africa", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. One must sacrifice everything to affairs. - "Dross", Henry Seton Merriman.