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Definitions of heroic:
  • noun:   a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
  • adjective:   impressive in size or scope
    Example: "Heroic undertakings"
  • adjective:   relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity
    Example: "Heroic legends"
  • adjective:   having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
    Example: "The heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"
  • adjective:   very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    Example: "Of heroic proportions"
  • adjective:   showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
    Example: "They took heroic measures to save his life"

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See heroic used in context: 5 poetry verses, 1 Shakespeare work, 22 definitions

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