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 Meanings and Examples of HEROIC
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heroic
 a.  showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation; of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  It would have been impossible for Mrs. Peniston to be heroic on a desert island, but with the eyes of her little world upon her she took a certain pleasure in her act.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
2  This smug in-between town, which had exchanged "Money Musk" for phonographs grinding out ragtime, it was neither the heroic old nor the sophisticated new.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  His gruffness seemed heroic to her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  To her he was a superb, boyish, diverting creature; all the heroic qualities in a manly magnificent body.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  To Hugh, the Red Swede was the most heroic and powerful person in the world.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  Neither heroic faith nor heroic guilt.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  I guess it's a joke on me, I was such a simp, I felt quite heroic while I was driving the buggy back that night & keeping Cy away from me.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  Carol smiled ingratiatingly, to indicate that she was indeed one who desired to sacrifice, but she sighed, "I don't know; I'm afraid I'm not heroic."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  All that is made such a flourish of in the old South Sea Voyages, those things were but the life-time commonplaces of our heroic Nantucketers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
10  There it was, heroic in size, a picture writing on the sun.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
11  Some of those boys came straight from the cornfields with only a summer's wages in their pockets, hung on through the four years, shabby and underfed, and completed the course by really heroic self-sacrifice.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
12  There was a singular absence of heroic poses.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
13  In their presence he could not persist in flying high with the wings of war; they rendered it almost impossible for him to see himself in a heroic light.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
14  This nerves the African, naturally patient, timid and unenterprising, with heroic courage, and leads him to suffer hunger, cold, pain, the perils of the wilderness, and the more dread penalties of recapture.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  Candide, who trembled like a philosopher, hid himself as well as he could during this heroic butchery.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In III
Example Sentence:
1  His heroic action has left a deep impression on people's minds.
2  The victim put up a heroic struggle against his assailant.
3  His heroic deeds were celebrated in every corner of India.
4  Their heroic exploits will go down in history.
5  Rescuers made heroic efforts to save the crew.
6  Poets used to sing of such heroic deeds.
7  There are some programs, starting in the fifth grade, which gets kids to think about the heroic mentality, the heroic imagination.
8  And then she would pout like a disappointed child; a pensive cloud would soften her radiant vivacity; she would withdraw her hand hastily from his, and turn in transient petulance from his aspect, at once so heroic and so martyr-like.
9  His heroic tug at a flag-decked mast will come back to haunt him in unexpected ways later in the story.
10  The only things more impressive than her heroics are her magnanimous spirit and ability to bring people together.
11  His memoir was full of descriptions of puissant military heroics, but most were exaggerations or outright lies.