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ˈmɑr tərmar·tyr

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  1. martyrnoun

    shaheed, shahid, martyrize


  2. martyrnoun

    To make someone into a martyr by putting him or her to death for adhering to, or acting in accordance with, some belief, especially religious; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession.

    Saint Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

    shaheed, shahid, martyrize


  3. martyrverb

    To persecute.

    Some religious and other minorities were martyred until extinction.

    shaheed, shahid, martyrize


  4. martyrverb

    To torment; to torture.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. martyr, sufferernoun

    one who suffers for the sake of principle

    diseased person, sick person, sufferer

  2. martyrverb

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


  3. martyrverb

    kill as a martyr

    "Saint Sebastian was martyred"

    martyrise, martyrize

  4. martyr, martyrize, martyriseverb

    torture and torment like a martyr

    martyrise, martyrize

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  1. Hatice Cengiz:

    Jamal Khashoggi is a martyr for the struggle for democracy and freedom in our part of the world. I want to bury the body of my beloved Jamal -- Jamal Khashoggi -- surrounded by the prayers of his friends and loved ones. I want to know : Where is his body ? i believe that the Saudi regime knows where his body is... I want justice to be served. Not only for those who murdered my beloved Jamal, but for those who organized it and gave the order for it.

  2. Mohammed Sadee:

    The military jeeps were driving in and this martyr was behind them on a motorbike. They shot him ... and he fell to the ground.

  3. Hussein Hussein:

    The nicest areas are the martyr's shrines and mosques.

  4. Charles Caleb Colton:

    He that dies a martyr proves that he was not a knave, but by no means that he was not a fool.

  5. Burhan Wani:

    I wish I got martyr and I dont fear death..

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