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    heroic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heroic

    (noun) a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    Synonyms : heroic meter , heroic verse
    (adj) very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    Synonyms : epic , larger-than-life
    Example Sentence
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture
    (adj) relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity
    Example Sentence
    • heroic legends
    • the heroic age
    (adj) having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
    Synonyms : heroical
    Example Sentence
    • the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy
    • heroic explorers
    (adj) of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
    Synonyms : expansive , grand
    Example Sentence
    • an expansive lifestyle
    • in the grand manner
    • collecting on a grand scale
    • heroic undertakings
    (adj) showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
    Synonyms : desperate
    Example Sentence
    • made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber
    • the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war
    • they took heroic measures to save his life

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