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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used in or connected with an act of offering to a deity something precious.

Usage examples (36)
  • The same term is also used for the sacrificial ritual itself.
  • sacrificial lamb
  • This is, of course, the provenance of the term sacrificial lamb.
  • Marshall is what you call a sacrificial lamb in this race. for more
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