Synonyms for martyr


1. martyr, sufferer, victim
usage: one who suffers for the sake of principle
2. martyr, victim
usage: one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion


1. martyr, kill
usage: kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred"
2. martyr, martyrize, martyrise, torture, excruciate, torment
usage: torture and torment like a martyr
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