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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
  • They argued windily with him, and he was cocky, and enjoyed the spectacle of his interesting martyrdom.
    Chapter 29 (1% in)
  • He went up to bed well pleased, not only the master but the martyr of the household.
    Chapter 32 (10% in)

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