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Noun Concept
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sacrifice  ritual killing  human sacrifice  victim  Ritual murder
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The act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity WordNet 3.0
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The act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Human sacrifice is the act of killing one or more humans as part of a ritual, usually intended to please or appease gods, a human ruler or an authorative/priestly figure, spirits or the dead ancestors, such as a propitiatory offerings or as a retainer sacrifice when a king's servants are killed in order for them to continue to serve their master in the next life. Wikipedia
Sacrifice is the offering of food, objects or the lives of animals or humans to a higher purpose, in particular divine beings, as an act of propitiation or worship. Wikipedia
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Offering to gods Wikidata
A living creature which is slain and offered as human or animal sacrifice, usually in a religious rite. OmegaWiki
The killing of one or more human beings as part of religious ritual. Wiktionary
The ritual killing of a person. Wiktionary (translation)
The offering of anything to a god; a consecratory rite. Wiktionary