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heroic

adjective     /hɪˈrəʊ.ɪk/ US  /-ˈroʊ-/
C1 very brave or great: a heroic act/deedBrave and courageous C1 informal If you make a heroic attempt or effort to do something, you try very hard to do it: Despite Roz's heroic efforts to liven it up, the party was a disaster.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy heroically     /-ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb She fought heroically against the disease.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effortBrave and courageous
(Definition of heroic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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