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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 μαρτυρ-, martyr-) is someone who suffers ****cution and death for advocating, renouncing, or refusing...
- Martyr! is a 2024 debut novel by American author Kaveh Akbar. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Akbar made the decision to write a novel. Akbar wrote poems...
- In Christianity, a martyr is a person who was or is killed for their testimony for Jesus or faith in Jesus. In years of the early church, stories depict...
- cause. Martyr or martyrs may also refer to: Martyr (1927 film), a French silent film Martyr (2017 film), a Lebanese film by Mazen Khaled Martyrs (2008...
- Justin Martyr (Gr****: Ἰουστῖνος ὁ μάρτυς, romanized: Ioustinos ho martys; c. AD 100 – c. AD 165), also known as Justin the Philosopher, was an early Christian...
- Edward the Martyr (c. 962–978) was King of the English from 8 July 975 until he was killed on 18 March 978. He was the eldest son of King Edgar (959–975)...
- Chaudhry – The Martyr is a 2022 ****stani biographical action film. The film features Tariq Islam, Shamoon Abbasi, Arbaaz Khan, and Zara Abid in lead roles...
- 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 and...
- Martyr is a Canadian death metal band from Trois-Rivières, Québec. Their musical style consists of mostly progressive use of melodics and variations of...
- A great martyr (also spelled greatmartyr or great-martyr) or megalomartyr (from Byzantine Gr**** μεγαλομάρτυς, megalomártus, from μέγας, mégas 'great' +...