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Related / Similar Words: heroic verse, heroic meter, heroical, desperate, grand, epic, larger-than-life

 

Definition:
  • a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter;
  • having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers";
  • 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;
  • impressive in size or scope; "heroic undertakings";
  • 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";

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