epic epic  /ˈɛ pɪk/


  1. (n) a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
  2. (adj) very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
  3. (adj) constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic

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  1. Jumping from one crisis to another, Kristina may prove not only too epic but too episodic and far too dour for a Broadway audience.
  2. The narrative arcs of the grand epic, gracefully bending in a double helix, will be complete.
  3. Artwork depicting an episode from the Indian epic, the Mahabharata.


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    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. 'It was epic': 300-pound mako shark jumps into fishing boat, stuns anglers

    Two fishermen off the coast of New Jersey got the shock of their lives when a 303-pound mako shark jumped into their 31-foot boat. "It was epic. He back flipped right in," Clint Simek told the Asbury Park Press. The men were catching and releasing blue sharks all day when ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  3. Epic Onboard Sing-Along

    What do you do when you’re trapped on a broken plane on a hot Las Vegas tarmac for hours? Well, passengers aboard a Phoenix-bound Allegiant Air flight found a pretty epic solution. They broke out into song.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fox News


  1. ...as the official death toll jumped to more than 28,000, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband warned that "malign neglect" by the country's military rulers was creating a "humanitarian catastrophe of genuinely epic proportions."
    on May 11, 2007 By: David Miliband Source: 940 News

  2. "We must fight this epic battle together as allies and as partners. But just as we will not let our territory be used by terrorism for attacks on our people and neighbors, we cannot allow our territory and sovereignty to be violated by friends,"...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Asif Ali Zardari Source: USA Today

  3. "In taking on epic and commanding roles, he showed himself to be one of our nation's most gifted actors, and his legacy will forever be a part of our cinema," Republican presidential candidate McCain said in a statement that also noted Heston's...
    on Aug 31, 2006 By: John McCain Source: Leading The Charge

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