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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.