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Definition of Martyr

Martyr
Martyr Mar"tyr, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Martyred; p. pr. & vb. n. Martyring.] 1. To put to death for adhering to some belief, esp. Christianity; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession. --Bp. Pearson. 2. To persecute; to torment; to torture. --Chaucer. The lovely Amoret, whose gentle heart Thou martyrest with sorrow and with smart. --Spenser. Racked with sciatics, martyred with the stone. --Pope.

Meaning of Martyr from wikipedia

- A martyr (Gr****: μάρτυς, mártys, "witness"; stem μάρτυρ-, mártyr-) is someone who suffers ****cution and death for advocating, renouncing, refusing to...
- A martyr is a person who was killed because of their testimony of Jesus and God. In years of the early church, this often occurred through death by sawing...
- A martyr is a person who is put to death or endures suffering because of a belief, principle, or cause. Martyr or martyrs may also refer to: Martyr (film)...
- Edward the Martyr (Old English: Eadweard, pronounced [æːɑdweɑrd]; c. 962 – 18 March 978) was King of the English from 975 until he was murdered in 978...
- Scar the Martyr was an American heavy metal band, consisting of Joey Jordison, Kris Norris, Jed Simon, Kyle Konkiel, and Matthew Tarach. The band was announced...
- Chaudhry – The Martyr is an upcoming biopic action film. The film features Tariq Islam, Shamoon Abbasi, Arbaaz Khan, and Zara Abid in lead roles. Chaudhry...
- Justin Martyr (Latin: Iustinus Martyr), an early Christian apologist, is regarded as the foremost exponent of the Divine Word, the Logos, in the second...
- psychology a person who has a martyr complex, sometimes ****ociated with the term "victim complex", desires the feeling of being a martyr for their own sake, s****ing...
- Edmund the Martyr (also known as St Edmund or Edmund of East Anglia, died 20 November 869) was king of East Anglia from about 855 until his death. Almost...
- The Young Martyr (French: La Jeune Martyre) is an oil painting by the French painter Paul Delaroche. It was completed in 1855 and is based on the Romantic...
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