noun see martyr I

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  • Martyrization — Mar tyr*i*za tion, n. Act of martyrizing, or state of being martyrized; torture. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • martyrization — See martyrize. * * * …   Universalium

  • martyrization — noun The act or process of martyrizing …   Wiktionary

  • martyrization — mar·tyr·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • martyrization — ˌmärd.ərə̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) : the making of or condition of becoming a martyr …   Useful english dictionary

  • martyrize — martyrization, n. /mahr teuh ruyz /, v.t., martyrized, martyrizing. 1. to make a martyr of: The ancient Romans martyrized many Christians. 2. to torment. Also, esp. Brit., martyrise. [1400 50; late ME martirizen < ML martyrizare. See MARTYR, IZE] …   Universalium

  • martyr — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin, from Greek martyr , martys witness Date: before 12th century 1. a person who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty of witnessing to and refusing to renounce a religion 2. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • San Simeone Piccolo — The church of San Simeone Piccolo (also called San Simeone e Giuda) is a noted landmark in the sestiere of Santa Croceof Venice. In part, it is memorable, because from across the Grand Canal it faces the railroad terminal serving as entrypoint… …   Wikipedia

  • agony — Synonyms and related words: aching heart, affliction, agonizingness, agony of mind, anguish, atrocious pain, bale, bitterness, bleeding heart, broken heart, care, carking care, crucifixion, crushing, death agonies, death groan, death rattle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anguish — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching heart, afflict, affliction, aggrieve, agonize, agony, agony of mind, ail, angst, anxiety, atrocious pain, bale, barb the dart, bitterness, blanch, bleed, bleeding heart, blench, boredom, break down, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

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