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martyr
used in Lord of the Flies

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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
  • Then, with the martyred expression of a parent who has to keep up with the senseless ebullience of the children, he picked up the conch, turned toward the forest, and began to pick his way over the tumbled scar.
    p. 38.9
martyred = of someone suffering to uphold principles
There are no more uses of "martyr" in Lord of the Flies.

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