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Overview of noun martyr

The noun martyr has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) martyr, sufferer

(one who suffers for the sake of principle)

2. martyr

(one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion)

Overview of verb martyr

The verb martyr has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. martyr

(kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred")

2. martyr, martyrize, martyrise

(torture and torment like a martyr) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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