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sacrificial

sac·ri·fi·cial

sacrificial

 
pronunciation:
sae kr fI shl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or given up as a sacrifice.
derivation: sacrificially (adv.)
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The word sacrificial contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.