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sacrifice the surrender of something valuable or beloved as an act of devotion or in exchange for some perceived higher good. [11 definitions]
sacrifice bunt in baseball, a bunt that puts a batter out but allows a runner to advance a base.
sacrifice fly in baseball, a fly ball that puts the batter out but enables a runner to score from third base.
sacrificial of, concerning, or given up as a sacrifice.
sacrilege the violation, profane treatment, or destruction of some place or thing that is considered to be sacred.
sacrilegious involving or being a violation, profanation, or destruction of something considered to be sacred. [2 definitions]
sacristan a religious official in charge of sacred objects or church property.
sacristy a room in a church where sacred objects and vestments are kept.
sacroiliac the sacrum bone and the ilium of the pelvis, along with their connective tissues. [2 definitions]
sacrosanct regarded as dedicated to holy use or as so sacred as to be immune to desecration; inviolable; consecrated. [2 definitions]
sacrum in higher vertebrates, a bone that supports the dorsal wall of the pelvis, formed from the fusion of two or more basal vertebrae.
sad despondent, unhappy, or sorrowful. [4 definitions]
sadden to make or become sad.
saddle a seat, usu. of leather, used on the back of a horse or like animal to carry a rider. [9 definitions]
saddleback an animal or object having a low, hollow back that resembles a saddle.
saddle-backed having a low back or upper side curved like a saddle. [2 definitions]
saddlebag a bag or one of a pair of bags straddling or hung from a saddle, or a similar bag for a bicycle or motorcycle.
saddle block anesthesia a method of spinal anesthesia, often used during childbirth, that produces numbness in the perineal area.
saddlebow the arched front section of a saddle.
saddlecloth a heavy cloth placed under the saddle of a horse, esp. one bearing the number of a racehorse.
saddle horse a horse bred, trained, and used for riding. [2 definitions]