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her·o·ine

heroine

 
pronunciation:
he ro ihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woman who is looked up to for her good character or fine actions.
The woman who set up the food kitchen for the poor was a heroine.
antonyms:
coward
similar words:
ideal
definition 2: the main female character in a play, poem, story, or book.
In this book, the heroine fights the dragon and saves the prince.
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  myth, theater