martyr

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Synonyms for martyr

put to death

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be a martyr to something

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  • suffer from
  • be troubled by
  • be afflicted with
  • be seriously affected by
  • be a sufferer from

Synonyms for martyr

one who suffers for the sake of principle

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

kill as a martyr

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torture and torment like a martyr

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Nobody denies the heroic martyrdom and sacrifice of the Bulgarians in their fight for freedom.
Ansar al-Sunna said: "One of the lions of Islam launched _ a heroic martyrdom operation on a huge congregation of agent policemen protecting the party headquarters of the apostate Iyad Allawi.
Kurdi names Yeats's Cathleen ni Houlihan the prototype of the Irish history play in the sense that in juxtaposing patriotic self-sacrifice with the pettiness of retiring into ordinary private life it offers an ambiguous judgment of heroic martyrdom.
Popular Sikh histories of today are united in their claim that the execution in 1606 of the fifth Sikh Master, Guru Arjan has always been understood as an heroic martyrdom.
In a statement the group bragged: "One of the lions of Islam launched a heroic martyrdom operation on a huge congregation of agent policemen.