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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WordMeaning
discreteseparate; unconnected
talonclaw of bird
perpetuatemake perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
lotobject used in making a determination at random; fate; piece of land
preenmake oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
vagranthomeless wanderer
squanderwaste; spend foolishly
unobtrusiveinconspicuous; not blatant
squashcrush; quash; suppress
solacecomfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble