The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Martyr \Mar"tyr\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Martyred; p. pr. & vb.
1. To put to death for adhering to some belief, esp.
Christianity; to sacrifice on account of faith or
profession. --Bp. Pearson.
2. To persecute; to torment; to torture. --Chaucer.
The lovely Amoret, whose gentle heart
Thou martyrest with sorrow and with smart.
Racked with sciatics, martyred with the stone.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "martyred":
afflicted, agonized, angelic, archangelic, asleep, asleep in Jesus,
at rest, beatified, bereft of life, breathless, called home,
canonized, carrion, celestial, cherubic, convulsed, croaked,
crucified, dead, dead and gone, death-struck, deceased, defunct,
demised, departed, departed this life, destitute of life,
distressed, done for, exanimate, fallen, finished, food for worms,
glorified, gone, gone to glory, gone west, harrowed, heavenly,
hurt, hurting, in distress, in glory, in pain, inanimate,
lacerated, late, late lamented, launched into eternity, lifeless,
martyrized, no more, on the rack, pained, passed on,
pushing up daisies, racked, redeemed, released, reposing,
resting easy, sainted, saintly, saved, seraphic, sleeping,
smitten with death, still, stillborn, suffering, taken away,
taken off, tormented, tortured, twisted, under the harrow,
with the Lord, with the saints, without life,
without vital functions, wounded, wrung