supreme sacrifice

  1. the sacrifice of one's own life: Many made the supreme sacrifice during the war.

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How to use supreme sacrifice in a sentence

  • She had made up her mind to make the supreme sacrifice of her life, even if it killed her.

    Mary Ware's Promised Land | Annie Fellows Johnston
  • The little heroes have made the supreme sacrifice and their lips, sealed in death, can never tell of their deeds.

  • If I were a father or mother, I'd rather have my sons dead than see them failing when the supreme sacrifice was called for.

    Carry On | Coningsby Dawson
  • The form we went through she sees only as a supreme sacrifice I made for the sake of Donal's child.

    Robin | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • One of his brothers had already made the supreme sacrifice at Neuve Chapelle.

British Dictionary definitions for supreme sacrifice

supreme sacrifice

  1. the supreme sacrifice the sacrifice of one's life

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