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immolate
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
commit suicide by burning as a protest or sacrifice

or:

offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction
  • That, he had been the prisoner's friend, but, at once in an auspicious and an evil hour detecting his infamy, had resolved to immolate the traitor he could no longer cherish in his bosom, on the sacred altar of his country.
    2.3 — A Disappointment (4% in)
  • One of the frenzied aspirations of the populace was, for imitations of the questionable public virtues of antiquity, and for sacrifices and self-immolations on the people's altar.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (97% in)

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