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I know this is the word used in English but “Holocaust” has a sacrificial overtone that is unbearable to me.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil|Clémence Boulouque|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That still exists, but the sacrificial style in American politics is just as strong.
Colonel Sanders, image forever accompanied odor of sacrificial meat.
Of course there are some reservations to be made in the details of this way of explaining the efficacy of sacrificial banquets.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
The title apparently remained for sacrificial purposes, like the ἄρχων βασιλεύς, and the rex sacrificulus.
His kinsman said to Aruna Aupavesi, "Thou art advanced in years, establish thou the sacrificial fires."India: What can it teach us?|F. Max Mller
Unlike the guilt-offering, but after the manner of the other, the sacrifice was followed by a sacrificial feast.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Leviticus|S H Kellogg
The shrubbery was filling with twilight by the time she had completed her arrangements and sprinkled the sacrificial oil.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling