verb (used with object), mar·tyr·ized, mar·tyr·iz·ing.
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Origin of martyrize
OTHER WORDS FROM martyrizemar·tyr·i·za·tion, noun
Words nearby martyrize
Example sentences from the Web for martyrize
As to you, my brave companion—(Mylio stops; his foot has struck the iron pincers that served to martyrize Karvel the Perfect).The Iron Pincers|Eugne Sue
They cut off their limbs and antennæ and often martyrize them to death with a rabidness that sadly resembles human sentiments!The Sexual Question|August Forel
Must such people come to the Sea to martyrize the sick and to vulgarize the majesty of the Sea, that wild and true grandeur?The Sea|Jules Michelet