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martyr
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
someone who dies or suffers to uphold principles — especially someone killed for refusing to renounce their religion, or someone who commits a suicide death in the name of their religion

or:

someone who suffers a great deal
  • And they imagined that they had learned from the mistakes of the past; they knew, at any rate, that one must not make martyrs.
    p. 254.2
martyrs = someone admired for dying or suffering to uphold principles
  • Then he continued less vehemently: 'The first thing for you to understand is that in this place there are no martyrdoms.
    p. 253.7
  • The dead men had become martyrs and their degradation was forgotten.
    p. 254.4
martyrs = someone admired for dying or suffering to uphold principles
There are no more uses of "martyr" in 1984 by Orwell.

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