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    martyr - Dictionary definition and meaning for word martyr

    Definition
    (noun) one who suffers for the sake of principle
    Synonyms : sufferer
    Definition
    (noun) one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion Definition
    (verb) kill as a martyr
    Example Sentence
    • Saint Sebastian was martyred
    Definition
    (verb) torture and torment like a martyr
    Synonyms : martyrise , martyrize
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divide this word like..mar..(in hindi..marNE..tyr...teyyar...marne ke liye tayyar...anyone who is always ready to die for the sake of others...so martyr...means to voluntarily die for a great cause....

if someone sacrificed for me, I would give them my tear; martyr

this was first time used DURING roman empire...for the people who WERE PROSECUTED FOR NOT CHANGING THEIR RELIGION...so Christians used this word for their act of suffering and self sacrifice.

well this word was generally taken from greek martyr-..means witness ..so one who die voluntarily for his religion or for someother cause is a witness for truth and morality.

Looks like Mortuary. except yr which is flipped. die voluntarily for his religion or for someother cause

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