martyred


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mar·tyr

 (mär′tər)
n.
1. One who chooses to suffer death rather than renounce religious principles.
2. One who makes great sacrifices or suffers much in order to further a belief, cause, or principle.
3.
a. One who endures great suffering: a martyr to arthritis.
b. One who makes a great show of suffering in order to arouse sympathy.
tr.v. mar·tyred, mar·tyr·ing, mar·tyrs
1. To make a martyr of, especially to put to death for devotion to religious beliefs.
2. To inflict great pain on; torment.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin, from Late Greek martur, from Greek martus, martur-, witness.]

martyred

(ˈmɑːtəd)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) having suffered death rather than renounce religious beliefs
2. having suffered greatly or having died for a cause, belief, etc
3. censorious feigning suffering to gain sympathy, help, etc
Translations

martyred

[ˈmɑːtəd] adj (look, expression, sigh) → da martire
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Her father as it proved, had martyred his poor child to an inordinate desire for measuring his land by miles instead of acres.
Farewell, saintly, martyred majesty," lisped Athos, chilled with terror.
At last he rose and taking his handkerchief steeped it in the blood of the martyred king.
Yes, my lord, it was I who was beneath the scaffold during the execution; I, who had not been able to redeem it, received upon my brow the blood of the martyred king.
By profession a clerk in a Government office, he was one of those martyred spirits to whom literature is at once a source of divine joy and of almost intolerable irritation.
They all forgot the martyred man who had saved him--the man who was dying in Crayford's arms.
Sargeant," began Jerry in his old raucous, martyred, thunderous tones of complaint.
He insisted that the integrity of society was assailed; that he was not sufficiently a coward to desert his post; and that it was manifestly just that a few should be martyred for the ultimate welfare of the many.
We took turn about to lie on the naked rock, which was indeed like the position of that saint that was martyred on a gridiron; and it ran in my mind how strange it was, that in the same climate and at only a few days' distance, I should have suffered so cruelly, first from cold upon my island and now from heat upon this rock.
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