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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Now it does give me real pain to speak in this almost unappreciative way of the old masters and their martyrs, because good friends of mine in the ship--friends who do thoroughly and conscientiously appreciate them and are in every way competent to discriminate between good pictures and inferior ones--have urged me for my own sake not to make public the fact that I lack this appreciation and this critical discrimination myself.
Then I said, in my heat, that I "wished to goodness high art had declined five hundred years sooner." The Renaissance pictures suit me very well, though sooth to say its school were too much given to painting real men and did not indulge enough in martyrs.
At last he rose and taking his handkerchief steeped it in the blood of the martyred king.
Sturdily holding to their own opinions, they thought incessant repetitions of Saints, Martyrs, and Holy Families, monotonous and uninteresting--and said so.
This year also we will reach out to the residence of every martyr. He appealed the people to visit the bereaved families of martyrs and express their gratitude to them.
She said she was proud of being the mother of a police martyr. Audience was deeply moved by her speech.
'A martyr does not just contribute to the police but to the whole society,' he said.
Martyr families in Azerbaijan are always in the center of high attention and care of the president, and their social protection increases from year to year, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies named after Academician Ziya Bunyadov of Azerbaijan's National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), MP Govhar Bakhshaliyeva told Trend Jan.
21 (Saba) - Minister of Information Dhaifallah al-Shami and Minister of Industry and Trade Abdulwahab al-Durra on Monday laid a wreath at the tomb of the martyr President Saleh al-Samad and his companions in Al-Sabeen Square in the capital Sanaa.
(TAP) -- The association "Le Martyr" of El Hamma (governorate of Gabes) commemorated, on Sunday, the 8th anniversary of the martyrdom of four young people from the region during the revolution.
"Nikolai Filipov", father of Russian martyr Roman Filipov, who was martyred in Idleb countryside, said while touring the Ummayad Mosque, "my son sacrificed his life for peace and stability to prevail in Syria.
According to the statistic,the Hebron district topped the list of provinces with 78 martyrs, followed by Jerusalem, 57 martyrs, then Ramallah with24 martyrs, then Jenin with 21 martyrs, Nablus with 19 martyrs, Bethlehem with 15 martyrs, Tulkarem with five martyrs, Salfit with four martyr, and Qalqilya with three martyrs, two Palestinians living in "Israel", and 34 martyrs from the Gaza strip.
The martyr, based at Al Maamura area in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, had earlier asked his elder brother Saleh to take care of his four girls Mariam, Aziza, Mira and Asma and bring them well when heading to the war.
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah faction has praised Arab Israeli terrorist Nashat Milhem no less than its "unity partner" Hamas, which mourned the "martyr" who murdered three in Tel Aviv after he was eliminated last Friday.
Riyadh, Safar 23, 1437, December 05, 2015, SPA -- Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the National Guard, conveyed on Saturday condolence of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the family of the martyr Corporal Naer bin Ghazi Al-Buqami who was martyred yesterday after he was injured by a projectile in Najran while he was defending his religion and his country's borders.