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ep·ic

epic

 
 
pronunciation:
e pihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with a long poem that tells the story of a hero or heroine.
He read an epic poem about a Greek goddess.
similar words:
heroic
definition 2: on a grand scale.
He told of an epic battle.
similar words:
mythical
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a long poem, novel, or film.
derivation: epically (adv.)
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  book, literature, myth, theater