Martyrize

Definitions of "Martyrize"

To martyr. transitive verb

To cause to suffer martyrdom; hence, to inflict suffering or death upon; torture.

To suffer martyrdom.

To make a martyr of. transitive verb

To make a martyr of (someone). verb

Torture and torment like a martyr verb

The word "Martyrize" in example sentences

“Do they have nothing else to offer the world but this constant seeding of fear planting — a clear act of desperation and perhaps anger on the part of Tony Blair who is having to let go of the reigns in Britain because of public outcry against the occupation of Iraq, and may think that he is himself the martyr while he continues to martyrize us?” We Are Being Martyrized by Bush and Blair-They Are Tormenting Us!

Later, again to Charles: It was put into their heads that I had come to the Isthmus to martyrize them. The Path Between the Seas

Later, again to Charles: It was put into their heads that I had come to the Isthmus to martyrize them. The Path Between the Seas

"No doubt she has been bored to death by that wretched _Gypsy_, and now Ebling is going to martyrize her again, and make a fool of himself into the bargain." Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880 of Popular Literature and Science

Did I not martyrize myself into a human mule by descending to the bottom of a dreadful pit (suffering mortal terror all the time, lest it should cave in upon me), actuated by a virtuous desire to see with my own two eyes the process of underground mining, thus enabling myself to be stupidly correct in all my statements thereupon? The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

Good God! women don't martyrize themselves to a past these days. Star-Dust

There is nothing that will spread abroad anything, true or false, like the flames of martyrdom, because if the people whom you martyrize have the hardihood to stand the punishment that you impose, you only turn society against the truth and make their martyrdom the very instrument of error. The Proper Limitations of State Interference

But he'd martyrize himself, I knew, by refusing it, even though I made it. The Prairie Mother

Frenchman -- had remarked to him earlier in the trial, whatever the verdict, they would hardly martyrize the man lest at a later date further question as to his guilt should arise and all Europe be set bubbling anew upon that much-discussed topic -- French justice. The Rocks of Valpre

Very well, then! she would go to Brudenstein; she would not martyrize herself by being with a man on crutches! Halcyone

They martyrize themselves by sacrificing everything; they spoil them and convert them into ungrateful lovers. Ninon de L'Enclos the Celebrated Beauty of the 17th Century

They martyrize themselves by sacrificing everything; they spoil them and convert them into ungrateful lovers. Ninon de L'Enclos the Celebrated Beauty of the 17th Century

Ah! how easy it is to martyrize one's self by some fatal decision made grandly in the exultation of a supreme moment! Sacred and Profane Love

Lord Fleetwood had become the instrument to martyrize her? The Amazing Marriage — Volume 2

Lord Fleetwood had become the instrument to martyrize her? Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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