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 Meanings and Examples of EPIC
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epic
 n.  long heroic poem, or similar work of art
Example Sentence:
1  The crew of the Southern Supporter, an Australian customs vessel, has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean, dodging icebergs and high seas to arrest the crew of a ship caught poaching rare Patagonian tooth fish.
2  In very truth the saga is a prose epic, and marked by every quality an epic should possess.
3  The crew of the Southern Supporter has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean.
4  This epic is a riddle wrapped in a mystery.
5  It was political theatre: epic for some, farce for others and tragic for many more; the Catalan parliament voted today, October 27th, to declare independence and constitute Catalonia as a republic.
6  Anyone who's turned the pages of King's epic coming-of-age horror thriller knows this bloodthirsty funster isn't your average psycho in greasepaint.
7  The epic 19th-century tale headlines a slate of 14 shows Mirvish Productions announced Wednesday for its 2013-14 season.
8  Moving a tour the magnitude of a Stones outing is an epic, expensive affair, potentially involving millions of dollars in travel, transportation and other expenses.
9  Lose yourself on a journey of epic proportions.
10  There are a number of distinguishing characteristics by which you can identify a Hollywood epic.
11  I gave up my epic and wrote this little tale instead.
12  It's one of those old Hollywood epics with a cast of thousands.
Classic Sentence:
1  Marius lowered his head in his turn; that cold and simple word had traversed his epic effusion like a blade of steel, and he felt it vanishing within him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—ENLARGEMENT OF HORIZON
2  And he stared at Marius intently with his epic effrontery.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE ARTILLERY-MEN COMPEL PEOPLE TO TAKE THEM...
3  The epic alone has the right to fill twelve thousand verses with a battle.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
4  Its explosions, its days, its masterpieces, its prodigies, its epics, go forth to the bounds of the universe, and so also do its cock-and-bull stories.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN