Associations to the word «Sacrificial»


SACRIFICIAL, adjective. Relating to sacrifice
SACRIFICIAL, adjective. Used as a sacrifice.
SACRIFICIAL ANODE, noun. (industry) A piece of corrodible metal, attached to a metallic surface to be protected, that is preferentially consumed by electrolytic action
SACRIFICIAL ANODES, noun. Plural of sacrificial anode
SACRIFICIAL LAMB, noun. A lamb killed as an offering to the gods
SACRIFICIAL LAMB, noun. (by extension) A person who is sacrificed (not literally) for the greater good of some cause
SACRIFICIAL LAMBS, noun. Plural of sacrificial lamb
SACRIFICIAL POET, noun. In poetry slams, a poet who goes first and gets scored by the judges, but is not actually in the competition.
SACRIFICIAL POET, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see sacrificial,‎ poet.

Dictionary definition

SACRIFICIAL, adjective. Used in or connected with a sacrifice; "sacrificial lamb".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy