verb (used with object), im·mo·lat·ed, im·mo·lat·ing.
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Origin of immolate
OTHER WORDS FROM immolateim·mo·la·tor, nounun·im·mo·lat·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH immolateemulate immolate
Words nearby immolate
Example sentences from the Web for immolate
He was threatening to immolate both of them when police ended a standoff by grabbing him.Indiana Serial Killer’s Confession Was Just the Start|Michael Daly|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lastly, President Obama should ask his counterpart what is driving young Tibetan monks and nuns to immolate themselves in protest.Obama, Don’t Let Xi Forget China’s Human Rights Record|Yang Jianli|June 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After sacrificing the greater animals, then we immolate the others.Diderot and the Encyclopdists|John Morley
Perhaps it was her destiny to immolate herself for duty to the end.The Readjustment|Will Irwin
They went so far as to immolate their own children on the altars of evil deities, in order to appease them.Pagan Origin of Partialist Doctrines|John Claudius Pitrat
How soon does she propose to immolate her victim on the altar of sacrifice?The Bride of the Tomb and Queenie's Terrible Secret|Mrs. Alexander McVeigh Miller
Woe to the nation that disregards it, and consents to immolate its principles to its interests!The Uprising of a Great People|Count Agnor de Gasparin