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martyr
used in It Happened to Nancy

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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
  • Except Mom, of course; she's the biggest polyester, walk-on-me Pollyanna martyr of the world!
    p. 209.8

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