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St. Sebastian was one (6 letter answer)

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The answer MARTYR is seen occasionally, appearing about once every 900 puzzles.

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MARTYR as a noun:

1. (martyr, sufferer) = one who suffers for the sake of principle
2. one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

MARTYR as a verb:

1. kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred"
2. (martyr, martyrize, martyrise) = torture and torment like a martyr