epic vs epoch :

epic vs epoch

epic or epoch

Epic is an extended long narrative poem in elevated and dignified language celebration the feats of a deity or demigod or other legendary heroes. It has a colloquial meaning of extending beyond the usual or ordinary method.

"An epic is a long narrative poem."

Epoch is a unique period of history especially one considered remarkable and noteworthy. It is the time used as reference point to an event or occurrence of the past.

Epic is used most often these days as an adjective that means impressive or remarkable.

“That party last night was epic.” 

Epoch is a noun meaning a period of time in a person’s life or in history. It is a synonym for ‘era’.

“The break-up of the Soviet Union began a new epoch in European history.”

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  • n  a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
  • s  very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    an epic voyage
  • a  constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic
    epic tradition

  • n  a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
  • n  (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded
  • n  a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
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    June 13, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
  • Day after epic, Hawks, Bruins forge ahead
    This is what it's all about,Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya said after an epic 4-3, triple-overtime win over the Bruins in their Stanley Cup Final opener.        
    June 13, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
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    June 19, 2013 - The Epoch Times
  • Upcoming musical performances at EPOCH
    EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich will welcome local guitarist Julie Charland on Wednesday, June 19 at 2:30 p.m. Audiences enjoy Charland’s rendition of folk songs from the 18th through 21st century. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to request a reservation, please call 508-430-1717.
    June 18, 2013 - Harwich Oracle
  • Services announced for Lois Thomas of Mansfield
     Lois V. (Crymble) Thomas, 99, of Mansfield, Thomas, died Thursday, June 13 at the Epoch Senior Healthcare in Norton. She was the wife of the late Stephen Thomas Sr.
    June 18, 2013 - Mansfield News