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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction;
- Example: "The Aztecs immolated human victims"
- Example: "immolate the valuables at the temple"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Immolate \Im"mo*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Immolated; p. pr. & vb. n. Immolating.] [L. immolatus, p. p. of immolare to sacrifice, orig., to sprinkle a victim with sacrifical meal; pref. im- in + mola grits or grains of spelt coarsely ground and mixed with salt; also, mill. See Molar, Meal ground grain.] 1. To sacrifice; to offer in sacrifice; to kill, as a sacrificial victim. [1913 Webster] Worshipers, who not only immolate to them [the deities] the lives of men, but . . . the virtue and honor of women. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. To destroy by fire. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

immolate v 1: offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction; "The Aztecs immolated human victims"; "immolate the valuables at the temple"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "immolate": annihilate, appease, bereave of life, carry away, carry off, chloroform, cut down, cut off, deprive of life, destroy, dispatch, dispose of, do away with, do for, do to death, end, execute, exterminate, finish, finish off, immolate before, kill, launch into eternity, liquidate, lynch, make away with, make propitiation, make sacrifice to, martyr, martyrize, offer sacrifice, poison, propitiate, purge, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, remove from life, sacrifice, slay, starve, take life, take off, victimize