91 - Martyr

Martyr : Verb

  1. ​A person who is killed because of their religious or political beliefs.
  2. A person who suffers very much because of an illness, problem or situation.



  1. Putting him to death would only make him a martyr. (Oxford)
  2. He makes a martyr of himself whenever it’s his turn to do the housework. (Oxford)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • make someone a martyr
  • makes a martyr of himself