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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Alcaic, Anacreontic, Atlantean, Brobdingnagian, Castalian, Cyclopean, Gargantuan, Herculean, Homeric, Hudibrastic, Pierian, Pindaric, Theocritean, abysmal, acknowledged, admitted, alto, altruistic, astronomic, audacious, august, bardic, baritone, bass, big, bighearted, bold, bold-spirited, brave, bravura, bucolic, chivalric, chivalrous, choral, choric, classical, coloratura, colossal, conventional, courageous, customary, cyclopean, daring, dauntless, desperate, determined, didactic, distinguished, dithyrambic, doughty, dramatic, drastic, eclogic, elegiac, elephantine, elevated, eminent, enormous, epic, established, exaggerated, exalted, extravagant, extreme, fabulous, falsetto, famous, fearless, fixed, folk, gallant, generous, giant, giantlike, gigantic, glorious, godlike, grand, grandiose, great, great of heart, greathearted, hallowed, handed down, handsome, hardy, herolike, high, high-minded, hoary, honorable, huge, hymnal, idealistic, idyllic, immemorial, immense, infinite, intrepid, inveterate, ironhearted, jumbo, knightlike, knightly, largehearted, lauded, legendary, liberal, lionhearted, liturgical, lofty, long-established, long-standing, lyric, magnanimous, magnificent, magniloquent, majestic, mammoth, manful, manly, mighty, miraculous, mock-heroic, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, mythological, narrative, noble, noble-minded, of long standing, of the folk, openhanded, operatic, oral, pastoral, plucky, poetic, poetico-mystical, poetico-mythological, poetico-philosophic, poetlike, prescriptive, princely, prodigious, profound, prominent, psalmic, psalmodial, psalmodic, renowned, rhapsodic, rooted, runic, sacred, sapphic, singing, skaldic, soaring, soldierlike, soldierly, soprano, stalwart, staunch, steadfast, stout, stouthearted, stupendous, sublime, superb, tenor, time-honored, titanic, towering, traditional, treble, tremendous, tried and true, true-blue, unafraid, undaunted, understood, unwritten, upstanding, valiant, valorous, vast, venerable, virile, virtuous, vocal, wonderful, worshipful
Dictionary Results for heroic:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
heroic
    adj 1: very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary
           (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of
           heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture" [syn: epic,
           heroic, larger-than-life]
    2: relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic
       legends"; "the heroic age"
    3: having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the
       heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers"
       [syn: heroic, heroical]
    4: 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" [syn:
       expansive, grand, heroic]
    5: 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" [syn: desperate, heroic]
    n 1: a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated
         themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter [syn:
         heroic verse, heroic meter, heroic]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Heroic \He*ro"ic\, a. [F. h['e]ro["i]que, L. hero["i]cus, Gr.
   "hrwi:ko`s.]
   1. 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.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as,
      heroic action; heroic enterprises.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. (Sculpture & Painting) Larger than life size, but smaller
      than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human
      figure.
      [1913 Webster]

   Heroic Age, the age when the heroes, or those called the
      children of the gods, are supposed to have lived.

   Heroic poetry, that which celebrates the deeds of a hero;
      epic poetry.

   Heroic treatment or Heroic remedies (Med.), treatment or
      remedies of a severe character, suited to a desperate
      case.

   Heroic verse (Pros.), the verse of heroic or epic poetry,
      being in English, German, and Italian the iambic of ten
      syllables; in French the iambic of twelve syllables; and
      in classic poetry the hexameter.

   Syn: Brave; intrepid; courageous; daring; valiant; bold;
        gallant; fearless; enterprising; noble; magnanimous;
        illustrious.
        [1913 Webster]

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