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
How to use immolate in a sentence
They built multiple fires inside the Capitol, immolating the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress and the splendid chambers of the House and Senate.
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
But no one expected him to self-immolate in less than a week.
A people that continually provoke me to anger before my face, that immolate in gardens, and sacrifice upon bricks.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
It will not be the first time that humanity has preferred to immolate a god rather than admit its own guilt.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
After having sacrificed her husband to her mother, Mme. Fauvel was about to immolate her husband and children for Raoul.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau
And for thee, Glaucus, are there not enough Achaeans, that thou mayest immolate whom thou wishest?The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
She spurns the doctrine that it is woman's position to abnegate and to immolate herself.The Salamander|Owen Johnson