used in To Kill a Mockingbird
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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
someone who suffers a great deal
- Yes sir, Mrs. Perkins, that J. Grimes Everett is a martyred saint,
martyred = someone who suffered for the sake of principle
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