flaming_tyger (flaming_tyger) wrote in 1word1day,
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immolate-verb [im-uh-leyt]
1. to sacrifice.
2. to kill as a sacrificial victim, as by fire; offer in sacrifice.
3. to destroy by fire.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/immolate

During the Vietnam War, monks in Vietnam immolated themselves as a form of protest.
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