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he·ro·ic

heroic

 
 
pronunciation:
h ro ihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with a hero or heroes.
The firefighter had a heroic life.
similar words:
legendary, mythical
definition 2: like a hero; noble and courageous.
Jumping into the river to save the boy was a heroic deed.
similar words:
bold, brave, courageous, daring, gallant, noble, reckless, romantic
definition 3: having to do with literature about a hero.
He liked to read heroic poems.
synonyms:
epic
derivation: heroically (adv.)
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