Thesaurus / martyr

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Since the fatal shooting, Lemp has become a martyr among anti-government extremists around the country.
Those were individuals who were just trying to live, not trying to be martyrs or tokens for political platforms or politicians.
The gains of the civil rights era, earned through mass protest and the blood of martyrs, again prompted a conservative backlash.
Another thing I think is really important is that right now we expect people to be sort of martyrs if they enter into government service and then they turn around and become lobbyists to make a lot of money.
And instead of receiving military promotion he became a martyr.
One of the boating men made a martyr of himself and took the mother.
They took with them a relic, supposed to be the body of St. Clement of Rome, a martyr.
He was sent out on a mission to the East Indies and Japan, and gave himself to the work with a martyr's devotion.
THE STORY OF THE HYMNS AND TUNESTHERON BROWN AND HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
He was wearing an expression of beatific patience; he would have made a fine study for a picture of the martyr at the stake.
THE DELUGEDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
As for Pennie, she dropped her money into the china-house, and went to bed that night with the feelings of a martyr.

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