Hero synonyms

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One distinguished for action
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(Person, proper) In monotheistic religions, the creator and ruler of the universe, regarded as eternal, infinite, all-powerful, and all-knowing; Supreme Being; the Almighty
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Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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Someone or something regarded as having control, power, etc.
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A famous or well-publicized person
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Well known and very distinguished; eminent.
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A grilled, pressed sandwich of Cuban origin, consisting of ham, roasted pork, cheese, pickles, and often mustard on a long, crusty roll.
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One who chooses to suffer death rather than renounce religious principles.
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A conventionalized flat figure having (usually five or six) symmetrical projecting points, regarded as a representation of a star of the sky
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One of a council of prominent persons in pre-Revolutionary France called into assembly to deliberate at times of emergency.
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Someone who conquers
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A man who is currently an object of public attention.
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(Now Rare) A high-spirited, stylish man
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A strong supporter or defender of a cause:
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An object, such as a celestial body, that gives light.
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One that fights or is inclined to fight
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A person taking part or experienced in conflict, esp. in battle
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A holy person
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A chivalrous or quixotic person
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The protagonist of a novel, play, etc. who lacks the virtues and estimable traits of a traditional hero
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Having or characterized by courage; valiant.
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(US) a type of sandwich consisting of French bread sliced lengthwise, filled with salami or ham with cheese and onion.
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One distinguished for action
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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A large, powerful cat (Panthera leo), found in Africa and SW Asia, with a tawny coat, a tufted tail, and, in the adult male, a shaggy mane: in folklore and fable the lion is king of beasts
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A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
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A character in a literary work.
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Remarks, usually of an offensive or disparaging nature, aimed at or referring to a person
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(Idiomatic) A prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.
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A mechanical device that grinds:
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A sandwich originating in New Orleans consisting of meat or seafood, such as roast beef or fried oysters, and often lettuce, tomatoes, and condiments, served on French bread.
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(Baseball) A pitch that is thrown with a low sidearm or underhand motion.
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A small fireworks device consisting of a percussion cap and gravel wrapped in tissue paper, which explodes with a loud noise when thrown against a hard surface
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(Sports) An iron golf club with a very slanted face, used to lift the ball sharply upward, as from sand.
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(US, dialectal) A certain type of submarine sandwich
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One that is clearly superior or has the attributes of a winner:
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Any of various wading birds of the family Ardeidae, having a long neck, long legs, a long pointed bill, and usually white, gray, or bluish-gray plumage.
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Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
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A representative example of a type of object or thing. In criminal law, a physical sample, such as a fingerprint or hair, taken from the defendant for evidentiary purposes. A representative example of a type of object or thing. In criminal law, a physical sample, such as a fingerprint or hair, taken from the defendant for evidentiary purposes.
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A Native American warrior.
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A deified man.
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One distinguished for action
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A person who engages in combat; fighter
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A person of outstanding worth or importance
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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An often pompous or dictatorial person who demands or receives more respect than is merited
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(Usage Problem) A proponent; an advocate.
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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The actor playing the principal male role
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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An actor whose looks and manner make him popular with women theatergoers
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An actor who plays such roles
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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An attractive or romantic male lover.
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Characterized by consideration and courtesy, especially toward women.
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That cannot be daunted or intimidated; fearless
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Of, having to do with, or being an eponym
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Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport:
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Of a size or scale that is larger than life:
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Of, like, or characteristic of the poet Homer, his poems, or the Greek civilization that they describe (c. 1200-800 b.c.)
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Not afraid; bold; fearless; dauntless
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Consisting of knights
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(Medicine) Relating to or being surgery that is extreme or drastic in an effort to eradicate all existing or potential disease:
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Firm or determined; unwavering.
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Which has not been lauded or appreciated.
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The act of hitting a golf ball in the hole with one's first shot.
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A person who is engaged in a dangerous but rewarding quest; an adventurer.
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Feminine form of demigod
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A girl or woman of outstanding courage, nobility, etc., or of heroic achievements
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The stories of his or her exploits
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A male person; man or boy
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All the gods of a people considered as a group:
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One who makes and sets off bombs.
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(US) A large sandwich on a long thick bun.
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A sandwich made on a (usually soft) long Italian roll.
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(Pennsylvania) A sandwich made on a long bun; submarine sandwich.
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A substitute.
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One distinguished for action
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