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martyr
Definition:
One who by his death bears witness to the truth: one who suffers for his belief.

Synonyms:

noun
holy person
saint.
martyr
martyrise, martyrize, sufferer.
person
martyr, sufferer.
prey
raven, sufferer, ravens, sufferers.
sacrificing person
sufferer, victim.
sufferer
offering, saint, scapegoat, victim.
verb
contact
martyr.
Examples of usage:
  1. But no one, alas, seemed to regard him as a martyr at all. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  2. I like having been a martyr, if I don't know what about." – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  3. The poor little martyr to starch! – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  4. He was the first martyr of the Apostles. – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  5. I understand being a martyr to an idea, yes! – Plays by Chekhov, Second Series On the High Road, The Proposal, The Wedding, The Bear, A Tragedian In Spite of Himself, The Anniversary, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

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