Part of speech:
Adhering or conforming to established standards and principles:
Having, displaying, or characteristic of the qualities appropriate to a hero; courageous:
Sweeping in ambition or conception:
Greater, grander, etc. than normally encountered; exceeding normal bounds
Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
Of or relating to narration:
Of, like, or characteristic of the poet Homer, his poems, or the Greek civilization that they describe (c. 1200-800 b.c.)
Having importance in or influence on history.
Having or expressing a meaning:
(Archaic) Such as to make one tremble; terrifying; dreadful
Very great, important, powerful, extensive, etc.
Very great in size, extent, or quantity.
Great in scope or effect:
A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
A story handed down for generations among a people and popularly believed to have a historical basis, although not verifiable
A detailed narrative record or report.
(Law) A settlement whereby the creditors of a debtor about to enter bankruptcy agree, in return for some financial consideration, usually proffered immediately, to the discharge of their respective claims on receipt of payment which is in a lesser amount than that actually owed on the claim.
(Music) A division of most pipe organs, usually containing the most powerful ranks of pipes.
A member of the nobility.
A recital of events or happenings; a report or revelation:
a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
A number of poems, not formally united, that treat an epic theme.
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