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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Sacrificial offering for their sins.

Usage examples (17)
  • Exactly right, Arnold, on the piacular health care proposals.
  • I felt the glow of success, raising an academic paper from a piacular rite to -- dare I say it -- art.
  • The piacular sacrifice took place several days later, by which time Caesar had readied himself for his journey to take up duty under Marcus Minucius Thermus, governor of...
  • Still there is reason to believe that the piacular idea of sacrifice was never wholly lost, but that the Hindus, in common with all other races, found occasion --... for more
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