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Ritual killing   /rˈɪtʃuəl kˈɪlɪŋ/   Listen
Ritual killing

noun
1.
The act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity.  Synonym: sacrifice.






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Words linked to "Ritual killing" :   putting to death, animate being, killing, fauna, animal, kill, hecatomb, immolation, beast, creature, brute



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