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English definition of “heroic”

heroic

adjective uk   /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
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
She fought heroically against the disease.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effortBrave and courageous
(Definition of heroic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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