Martyr

Martyr

1. To put to death for adhering to some belief, especially. Christianity; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession.

2. To persecute; to torment; to torture. The lovely amoret, whose gentle heart Thou martyrest with sorrow and with smart. (Spenser) Racked with sciatics, martyred with the stone. (Pope)

Origin: Martyred; Martyring.

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