Martyr in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Martyr

one who surrenders something of tremendous value for a cause

Examples of Martyr in a sentence

The soldier became a martyr when he threw himself on the live grenade to save his squad.  ðŸ”Š

Since the quarterback did not want his entire team to suffer for the loss, he acted as a martyr and accepted full blame for the defeat.  ðŸ”Š

Joan became a martyr after she lost her life in the fight again religious persecution.  ðŸ”Š

When Bill was murdered after standing up to corrupt police officers, the people in his town viewed him as a martyr.  ðŸ”Š

The civil rights leader became a martyr for his movement after being assassinated outside his motel room.  ðŸ”Š

While the cult leader is a crazed man with a lust for power, he likes to portray himself as a martyr who will sacrifice his life for others.  ðŸ”Š

The gay man became a martyr when he lost his job after refusing to hide his sexual preference.  ðŸ”Š

According to the Christian religion, Jesus is a martyr who gave his life so everyone could go to heaven.  ðŸ”Š

The woman was viewed as a martyr after being arrested for refusing to deny her religion.  ðŸ”Š

During the robbery, the bank manager became a martyr when he stayed with the gunmen so the other hostages could go free.  ðŸ”Š

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