immolate immolate  /ˈɪ mə ˌleɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction

Usage(s):

  1. I know I'm supposed to get the Steelcase Leap, but there's something about its cheap fabric back that makes me want to immolate it, if I wouldn't choke on the toxic fumes.
  2. Surely the movies' reigning poet of knucklehead machismo, the man who gave us Bull Durham and Cobb, will find an entertaining and instructive way for Roy to immolate himself.
  3. He had pledged to immolate himself the next day, unless the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi granted his people new concessions.

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  • Men in shorts: street style roundup from Milan (gallery)

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion pictures / Milan fashion week / Street style Summertime, and the living isn’t exactly easy – not when you’re in Milan, attending shows, and trying to find an outfit that looks smart without causing you to immolate from the bright sun and June humidity. That’s the menswear predicament in the warmer seasons (one that we of the fairer sex get to avoid) but ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

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