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adjective heroic pronunciation in British English /hɪˈrəʊɪk/

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  1. 1
    very brave and deserving admiration

    a heroic attempt to stop the enemy's advance

    These doctors perform heroic work in difficult conditions.

  2. 2
    showing great determination to achieve something

    A heroic display by the goalkeeper saved the home side from disaster.

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heroically

 heroic pronunciation in British English /hɪˈrəʊɪkli/  adverb

a nation that struggled heroically for independence

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