Part of speech:
The offering of anything to a god; consecratory rite.
One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
(Bible) A live goat over whose head Aaron confessed all the sins of the children of Israel on the Day of Atonement. The goat, symbolically bearing their sins, was then sent into the wilderness.
(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
One who is sanctified or made holy; a person who is separated unto God's service.
To be or become a martyr
torture and torment like a martyr
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