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he·ro·ic

 (hĭ-rō′ĭk)
adj. also he·ro·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of, relating to, or resembling the heroes of literature, legend, or myth.
2. Having, displaying, or characteristic of the qualities appropriate to a hero; courageous: heroic deeds.
3.
a. Impressive in size or scope; grand: heroic undertakings.
b. Of a size or scale that is larger than life: heroic sculpture.
n.
1. A line of heroic verse.
2. heroics Heroic behavior or action.
3. heroics Melodramatic behavior or language: "Activism has nothing to do with publicity or heroics or being visible" (Patricia Bosworth).

he·ro′i·cal·ly adv.
he·ro′i·cal·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.heroically - in a heroic manner; "he become reconciled to not dying heroically in her arms"
Translations
بصورَة بطوليَّه
hrdinsky
heltemodigtheroiskt
hõsiesen
hetjulega
hrdinsky
kahramancayiğitçe

heroically

[hɪˈrəʊɪkəlɪ] ADVheroicamente

heroically

[hɪˈrəʊɪkəli] adv
(= courageously) → héroïquement
(= admirably) → héroïquement

heroically

adv
heldenhaft; (= bravely)mutig
(= with great effort) work, struggle, playmit heroischem or heldenhaftem Einsatz; sacrifice, tryheldenhafterweise
(= grandly) his brow furrows heroicallyer runzelt dramatisch or pathetisch die Stirn; a heroically delivered speecheine mit viel Pathos vorgetragene Rede

heroically

[hɪˈrəʊɪklɪ] adveroicamente

hero

(ˈhiərəu) plural ˈheroes: feminine heroine (ˈherouin) noun
1. a man or boy admired (by many people) for his brave deeds. The boy was regarded as a hero for saving his friend's life.
2. the chief male person in a story, play etc. The hero of this book is a young American boy called Tom Sawyer.
heroic (hiˈrəuik) adjective
1. very brave. heroic deeds.
2. of heroes. heroic tales.
heˈroically adverb
heroism (ˈherəuizm) noun
great bravery. The policeman was given a medal in recognition of his heroism.
ˈhero-worship noun
very great, sometimes too great, admiration for a person.
verb
to show such admiration for (someone). The boy hero-worshipped the footballer.

the heroine (not heroin) of the story.
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From Salamis to Actium, through Lepanto and the Nile to the naval massacre of Navarino, not to mention other armed encounters of lesser interest, all the blood heroically spilt into the Mediterranean has not stained with a single trail of purple the deep azure of its classic waters.
"Heroically," I suggested with the sarcasm of despair.
Gringoire bore this new disaster heroically; he picked himself up, and reached the water's edge.
"Awfully!" He smiled at me heroically, and the touching little bravery of it was enhanced by his actually flushing with pain.
Poor Tom bore his severe pain heroically, and was resolute in not "telling" of Mr.
Her exertions did not stop here; for she soon afterwards felt herself so heroically disposed as to determine, under pretence of fetching Marianne, to leave the others by themselves; and she really did it, and THAT in the handsomest manner, for she loitered away several minutes on the landing-place, with the most high-minded fortitude, before she went to her sister.
After a little while the warriors returned, ushering in another savage, still more heroically arrayed.
Heroically she clung to the heavy iron links, almost dragged from the canoe by the strain of the current upon her craft.
Rosa came at the same hour, and Cornelius submitted most heroically to the pangs which the compulsory silence concerning the tulip gave him.
She could play the piano far better than his sisters at home, and with far finer appreciation--the piano that poor Hughie had so heroically laboured over to keep in condition.
I struggled along heroically, my correlations breaking down, my legs tottering under me, my head swimming, my heart pounding, my lungs panting for air.
Subjugation meant death, for no quarter was given, and they fought heroically to the last man.*