Sacrificer Sacrificial

Sacrifices

Meanings and phrases

human sacrifices

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The remains of human sacrifices were discovered under the foundation of the wall.
  • The kauwa worked for the chiefs and were often used as human sacrifices at the "luakini heiau".
  • The realistically rendered paintings depict human sacrifices, musicians and scenes of the royal court.

animal sacrifices

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The triumph with its dedication of spoils and animal sacrifices at the Capitol was in part a fulfillment of such a vow.
  • Historically, it has been against caste system, and especially against animal sacrifices common in Vedic sacrificial form of Hinduism.
  • The early celebrations, included elements of Sufic influence, with animal sacrifices and torchlight processions along with public sermons and a feast.
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