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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheroicshe‧ro‧ics /hɪˈrəʊɪks $ -ˈroʊ-/ noun [plural]  BEHAVEbrave actions or words, often ones that are meant to seem impressive to other people America’s present need is not heroics, but calm diplomacy.
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heroicsThe loyalty and heroics that Mulholland inspired in his workers were a perpetual source of wonder.The day dawned misty and drizzly so we went to have a look, confident heroics would not be called for.He staggers around the stage in half darkness, apparently playing only for himself; a guitar hero without any self-congratulatory heroics.The Bears' last-minute heroics energized the crowd of 57,000.He has 77 saves in that span and has been called on for some last-minute heroics.Here there were none of the accustomed party cant or heroics about the Revolution.Their makeshift pack performed heroics, and the backs found the spirit of adventure whose absence was so often criticised Down Under.Missionary couples became the new saints; children in Sunday schools enjoyed their heroics.
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