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English definition of “heroics”

heroics

noun [plural]     /hɪˈrəʊ.ɪks/ US  /-ˈroʊ-/ mainly disapproving
dangerous or silly actions that are only done to make other people admire you: I was in no mood for heroics after my fall and skied very slowly down the mountainside.Doing things without fear or proper thought
(Definition of heroics noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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