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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To kill or destroy, often by fire.

Usage examples (36)
  • His sudden death was attributed to the missionary, and the tribe resolved to immolate him.
  • '60s much as they do not now ... did want to "immolate" American style, coolness and in point of fact America itself.
  • Hasten to raise its limbs and to immolate the victim.
  • Little sows, like those they immolate at the Mysteries. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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