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Synonyms of martyr

Noun


1. martyr, sufferer, victim

usage: one who suffers for the sake of principle

2. martyr, victim

usage: one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

Verb


1. martyr, kill

usage: kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred"

2. martyr, martyrize, martyrise, torture, excruciate, torment

usage: torture and torment like a martyr

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