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heroic

Pronunciation: /hɪˈrəʊɪk/

Translation of heroic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (brave) [deed/rescue] heroico
    Example sentences
    • Wallace was a loser - a noble, brave, heroic loser, but still ultimately unsuccessful.
    • They want lively narrative, bold handling of intrepid if not downright heroic characters, and an unflinching recognition of our past militarism.
    • As he repeatedly said, war is really about survival - the only heroic thing an individual can do is survive.
    1.2 (grand) [proportions/scale] colosal
    Example sentences
    • The middle classes preferred the German light or comic operas of Nicolai and Lortzing to the French or Italian heroic works.
    • They bring the highfalutin heroic language back down to earth and make it palatable.
    • Being aware of our own heritage makes us able to speak the same language that the Iraqis speak - the heroic language.
  • 2 [Literat] [Mythol] [verse/legends] heroico the heroic age la edad heroica
    Example sentences
    • It must have been during the Dark Age that heroic poetry developed and spread, even if (as seems probable) it originated in the Mycenaean age.
    • This heroic, nationalist saga has been recapitulated in hundreds of books, articles, and school-texts ever since.
    • These include native law texts as well as heroic prose narratives and intricately crafted rhymed verse in hundreds of different meters.

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