martyr noun

1 sb who is killed/suffers for what they believe

ADJ. early | Christian

VERB + MARTYR make sb Killing him would only make him a martyr.

PREP. ~ to a martyr to the cause

PHRASES a martyr's death

2 sb who tries to gain sympathy

VERB + MARTYR play Stop playing the martyr.

PHRASES make a martyr of yourself

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