heroic verse, heroic meter, heroicadjective
a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
epic, heroic, larger-than-lifeadjective
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, heroicadjective
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.
Heroic is a marketplace for the things that people want. With Heroic, you post what you want, what you’re willing to pay and when you need it. In a matter of hours, Heroic connects you with people nearby who are able to help. Unlike other marketplace sites, Heroic puts the buyer in control and fulfills wants quickly by connecting people with their local community.
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Pertaining to, or like, a hero or heroes; as, heroic valor. Becoming a hero; bold; daring; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises.
The numerical value of heroic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of heroic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.
Our thoughts and prayers are with those who were on that flight and we will be forever grateful to the heroic efforts of the first responders at Bradley, the Collings Foundation flight team is fully cooperating with officials to determine the cause of the crash of the B-17 Flying Fortress and will comment further when details become known.
… Let’s not kid ourselves, I made some monumentally bad choices, there’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about that heroic police officer who lost his life. And there’s not a day that goes by I don’t think and wish how I could change that and the outcome of that night. But I ca n’t do that. What I can do is control Lillo Brancato and my own actions.
In the days of the great struggle against the foreign enemies, who for nearly three years have tried to enslave our fatherland, the Lord God has been pleased to send down on Russia a new heavy trial. Internal popular disturbances threaten to have a disastrous effect on the future conduct of this persistent war. The destiny of Russia, the honor of our heroic army, the welfare of the people and the whole future of our dear fatherland demand that the war should be brought to a victorious conclusion whatever the cost. The cruel enemy is making his last efforts, and already the hour approaches when our glorious army together with our gallant allies will crush him. In these decisive days in the life of Russia, We thought it Our duty of conscience to facilitate for Our people the closest union possible and a consolidation of all national forces for the speedy attainment of victory. In agreement with the Imperial Duma We have thought it well to renounce the Throne of the Russian Empire and to
This morning, the President had a call with James Shaw Jr. to commend his heroic actions and quick thinking last month at a Waffle House in Tennessee, mr. Shaw saved lives when he wrestled a gun from an active shooter who had open fired.
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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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