he·ro·ic / həˈrōik/ • adj. having the characteristics of a hero or heroine; very brave: heroic deeds | a few heroic individuals. ∎ of or representing heroes or heroines: early medieval heroic poetry. ∎ (of language or a work of art) grand or grandiose in scale or intention: one passes under pyramids and obelisks, all on a heroic scale. ∎ Sculpture (of a statue) larger than life-size but less than colossal. • n. (heroics) 1. behavior or talk that is bold or dramatic, esp. excessively or unexpectedly so: the makeshift team performed heroics. 2. short for heroic verse. DERIVATIVES: he·ro·i·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.
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