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heroic, heroic meter, heroic verse
n. a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
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heroical, heroic
adj. having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers"
heroic, desperate
adj. 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"
heroic
adj. relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic legends"; "the heroic age"
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courageous, brave
adj. possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
stouthearted, stalwart
adj. used especially of persons; "a stalwart knight"; "a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army"
valorous, valiant
adj. having or showing valor; "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"
knightly, gallant, chivalrous
adj. being attentive to women like an ideal knight
noble
adj. having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"
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unfearing, intrepid, hardy, fearless, dauntless, brave, audacious
adj. invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
temerarious, daredevil
adj. presumptuously daring; "a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff"
nervy
adj. showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers"
emboldened
adj. made bold or courageous
reckless, rash, heady, foolhardy
adj. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"
vaulting, overreaching
adj. revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights; "vaulting ambition"
overvaliant
adj. having or showing undue valor or boldness; "a foolish overvaliant act"
breakneck
adj. moving at very high speed; "a breakneck pace"
chanceful, dodgy, dicey, chancy
adj. of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk; "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
harmful
adj. able or likely to do harm
wild, risky, hazardous
adj. involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"
insidious
adj. intended to entrap
on the hook
adj. caught in a difficult or dangerous situation; "there I was back on the hook"
touch-and-go, precarious, perilous, parlous
adj. fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery"
self-destructive, suicidal
adj. dangerous to yourself or your interests; "suicidal impulses"; "a suicidal corporate takeover strategy"; "a kamikaze pilot"
unreliable, treacherous
adj. dangerously unstable and unpredictable; "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"
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