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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,
    p. 317.9
martyred = someone who suffered for the sake of principle
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