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Religious ContextPlay
The word often appears in discussions about religious or traditional ceremonies. SlideThe tribe had a sacrificial altar.
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Metaphoric UsePlay
'Sacrificial' can be used metaphorically to talk about giving something up. SlideShe made a sacrificial choice to care for her family.
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Serious TonePlay
Using 'sacrificial' can add a serious, somber tone to your sentence. SlideThe soldiers' sacrificial bravery will be honored.