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self-immolating

[self-im-uh-ley-ting, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈɪm əˌleɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or tending toward self-immolation.
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  • It was love––aye, the love that alone makes men great, the love that lays down human life in self-immolating service.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • One can only motive and explain this suicide by self-immolating love.

    The Man Shakespeare Frank Harris
  • I should like to place a wreath on the tomb of another apostle of liberty—the dauntless, the self-immolating Colenso!

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Her docile, yielding temper—her generous, self-immolating spirit—came back to his memory, to refute the idea that wronged her.

  • "It is one thing to be generous, and quite another to be a self-immolating ass," was one of the compliments he handed me.

    Pirates' Hope Francis Lynde
  • In Elgin religious fervour was not beautiful, or dramatic, or self-immolating; it was reasonable.

    The Imperialist (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan

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