[ UK /sˌækɹɪfˈɪʃə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˌsækɹəˈfɪʃəɫ/ ]
  1. used in or connected with a sacrifice
    sacrificial lamb
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How To Use sacrificial In A Sentence

  • Sacrificial anodes protection can decrease the degree of corrosion wear very effectively.
  • The function of the haruspices was divination of the future from the entrails of sacrificial animals.
  • Only when he is on the sacrificial altar do they recognise each other. Times, Sunday Times
  • Upon the stone was an engraving of an altar, upon which a sacrificial fire was burning, and before it a suppliant family bowed the knee; over this was thrown a white vestment archwise in the form of a rainbow. Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers
  • It seems he is the sacrificial victim. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bodywork is protected by military-grade sacrificial thermo-ceramic intumescent paints (swelling, heat-resistant paint to you and me), and windows and bodywork are further insulated by advanced aerogel laminated insulation. Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
  • The Vedic religion with its sacrificial rites began to wane and other religions began to replace it.
  • During the whole of that period the same sacrificial rites were observed as on the first day, and they were expressly admonished that the smallest breach of any of the appointed observances would lead to the certain forfeiture of their lives [Le 8: 35]. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • But meantime there are signs, tokens, foretastes of the final Kingdom, which in themselves provide powerful support for Christian congregations in their sacrificial work.
  • “The kindler, gentler, non-human-sacrificial New Fire Ceremony.” The Volokh Conspiracy » Happy Pi Day
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