heroically heroically  /ˌhɪ ˈroʊ ɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a heroic manner

Usage(s):

  1. What we always sense about the Wise Guy is that he's essentially a Sweet Guy, eager to learn, eager to please, eager to be heroically helpful and romantically obliging.
  2. Which Burroughs of course describes, in language both raw and heroically ironic.
  3. A grenade landed at Hassan's feet; Bourguiba heroically picked it up and tossed it away, probably saving the King's life.

News

  1. Hondo sailing along

    The Giants rallied heroically for Hondo last night, which, in addition to showing the Padres who their daddies are, also reduced the deficit to 200 charltons.Tonight, Mr. Aitch expects everything to be shipshape with the Mariners — 10 units on Saunders. -$Anthony Weiner reportedly still is undergoing sex addiction...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. NSA Foiled NYSE Terrorist Plot, We Now Learn

    To think it only took the world's most (in)famous whistleblower to get the NSA to disclose that it had heroically managed to prevent terrorist attacks involving the New York Stock Exchange (we supposed they refer to the Manhattan-based TV studio and not the actual exchange where the servers are now housed in Mahwah, NJ) and the NY Subway. Because whereas there was a time in the past when the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. HERO 5K fun run & walk

    Calling all HEROES!!!Every 4 minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Every day cancer patients heroically battle their disease and become an inspiration to their friends, family and community. On August 11th you can help us celebrate all of our local heroes by participating in the Hero 5k fun run and walk. Through your participation, you will become a hero! All of the proceeds from ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "We had far too many elementary mistakes that we made and we can't allow that from our players," Olsen said. "We must correct that, so I wasn't happy actually. Of course the players fought heroically, some of them didn't play well today I...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Morten Olsen Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "Sen. McCain said - just months ago - that Afghanistan is not in trouble because of our diversion to Iraq. I could not disagree more. Our troops and our NATO allies are performing heroically in Afghanistan, but I have argued for years that we lack...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Victoria Advocate

  3. "There are indeed people to blame. They are the terrorists who attacked the United States, not the men and women at all levels of government who worked heroically to protect and defend this country," Whitman said.
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: Christie Whitman Source: Guardian Unlimited

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