heroic verse, heroic meter, heroic(adj)
a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
epic, heroic, larger-than-life(adj)
very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
"an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity
"heroic legends"; "the heroic age"
having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
"the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers"
expansive, grand, heroic(adj)
of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
"an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
"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"- G.C.Marshall; "they took heroic measures to save his life"
Of or relating to a hero or heroine; supremely noble
Courageous; displaying heroism.
RAUBENHEIMER NO v TRUSTEES, JOHANNES BREDENKAMP TRUST, AND OTHERS 2006 (1) SA 124 (C)"The original cottage was said to appear on a well-known painting, dating back to 1863, of the American pirate ship, the Alabama, leaving Table Bay. It was also believed to feature in the story of the heroic Wolraad Woltemade who, in 1773, lost his life and that of his horse after valiantly saving 14 shipwrecked persons. This was said to have taken place within sight and full view of the house. The second respondent called this historical link into question, averring that the house was probably not yet built in 1773 while Woltemade's heroics were believed to have taken place in the vicinity of the Salt River mouth, some 10 km away.
of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor
worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises
larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human figure
Heroic was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who won 21 races from 5 furlongs to 2 miles and was a Leading sire in Australia.
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The numerical value of heroic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of heroic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- heroicCatalan, Valencian
- heltemodig, heroiskDanish
- heroisch, heldenhaftGerman
- sankarillinen, urhoollinenFinnish
- heroatra, heroalaIdo
- heróica, heróicoPortuguese
- героический, геройскийRussian
- heroedik, heroedanik, jiheroedanik, hiheroedanikVolapük
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