GRE Word List

MARTYR

one who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer; Ex. martyr to his rheumatism

The meaning of the word martyr is one who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer; Ex. martyr to his rheumatism.

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corroborateconfirm; support; strengthen
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