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heroics

noun [plural] uk   /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.
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