Martyr in a sentence

Definition of Martyr

(transitive) To make someone into a martyr by putting him or her to death for adhering to, or acting in accordance with, some belief, especially religious; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession. | (transitive) To persecute. | (transitive) To torment; to torture.

How to use Martyr in a Sentence?

  • The martyr was now free, and her tormentor was forced to quit the house a beggar.
  • He lasted only three days and expired peacefully, a martyr to his sacred calling.
  • His was the face of a Christian martyr relinquishing life for a good but hopeless cause.
  • Fraud that I am, I have the honor; he, the martyr to his loyalty, has the shame.
  • In Earl Thomas (1467) the Irish saw the first "foreigner" to be the martyr of their cause.
  • But she had not expected to enter the arena with him and defend the martyr thrown to the wild beast of marital savagery.
  • Elected thereupon to succeed a martyr as bishop, he crowned an episcopate of twenty-five years with a similar martyrdom.
  • Cynthy was a saint, a martyr to religious feeling, a medieval nun in her ascetic eschewing of the pleasures of life.
  • The lad had a sharp tussle with himself, and at last started back up the hill with the feelings of a most unwilling martyr going to the stake.
  • The modern martyr of the Pankhurst type courts the absurdity without making the suffering strong enough to eclipse the absurdity.
  • Then he would have been the martyr of penitence, and that very day he would have been with Christ in Paradise.
  • It ought to have cured me of my passion for poetry; but it only confirmed it, for I felt the spirit of a martyr rising within me.
  • The faith of a martyr the tragedy showed, As he trod the last stage; as he trod the last stage.

Short Example Sentence for Martyr

  • She was not created to be a martyr to her faith.
  • He was a martyr to conjugal love!
  • His death was that of a martyr of charity.
  • Fred smiled about as comfortably as a martyr on the grid.
  • The husband of a woman with the martyr complex.
  • Lizaveta Ivanovna was the martyr of the household.
  • And make you out the martyr Stephen.
  • There was no end to the fun which that poor martyr had to put up with.
  • Feisul would rather be a martyr than succeed at his proper business.
  • One of the boating men made a martyr of himself and took the mother.
  • Bob took the banjo with the air of a martyr and tuned it skilfully.
  • Forgive me, martyr to another's cause!
  • Every martyr for the truth was a torch bearer, whose light was extinguished.
  • In the ivy's paler blaze the martyr oak stands mute.
  • She was regarded throughout the South as a martyr to its cause.
  • The Third Age Of The Martyr Church.
  • Every drop of blood of a Christian martyr is a stone in the work.
  • The First Age Of The Martyr Church.
  • The Second Age Of The Martyr Church.
  • And bright with many an angel, And all the martyr throng.
  • Si leurs lances me tuent, je meurs en martyr pour la vraie foi.
  • Mr O'Connell is at last the martyr of his own success.
  • So for the Nationalists of Bengal he became a martyr and a hero.
  • Some authorities still insist that the Martyr Spy was hanged in this park.
  • No one knew the spirit of the martyr more thoroughly than St. Paul.
  • The martyrdom of the holy and glorious first Martyr and Apostle Thecla.
  • Was he grander in death--a sublimer martyr than Bruno?

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