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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To kill or sacrifice, especially by burning.
From Latin immolare (to sprinkle, to sprinkle with meal before sacrificing), from in- (into) + mola (meal). Earliest documented use: 1548.
“Aline’s burning jealousy threatens to immolate all of them.”
Chris Knight; Misters Write; The Ottawa Citizen (Canada); Jul 1, 2016.
See more usage examples of immolate in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. -Robert Southey, poet (1774-1843)