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superhero

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
superherosu‧per‧he‧ro /ˈsuːpəˌhɪərəʊ $ -pərˌhɪroʊ/ noun (plural superheroes) [countable] 🔊 🔊 ALPERSON/PEOPLEa character in stories who uses special powers, such as great strength or the ability to fly, to help people
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superheroMy goal to is to get kids to read books, and for kids to relate to a superhero that teaches non-violence.Another superhero for you all to meet.Elijah passionately urges him to cultivate his destiny as a 21st-century superhero.Is it a dancing superhero come to rescue us all.But aside from such trifling accomplishments, the superhero is also symbolic of an era of remarkable technological change.
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