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Word: immolate

Definition: offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)


Sentences Containing 'immolate'

In retaliation, Metlar captures Auger and prepares to immolate him in the fires of the "primal core" even while summoning all of his foes to engage in one final battle.
That, he had been the prisoner's friend, but, at once in an auspicious and an evil hour detecting his infamy, had resolved to immolate the traitor he could no longer cherish in his bosom, on the sacred altar of his country.

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