heroics : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n ostentatious or vainglorious or extravagant or melodramatic conduct
heroics are for those epic films they make in Hollywood
- n a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
- History is often portrayed as a string of arias in a grand opera, all baritone intrigues and tenor heroics.
- A master of patterned action, he has established the tensions, the instinctive hates and induced animosities, the juvenile-delinquent heroics and brooding-outcast rancors of .
- That's how many times Paul Greengrass, writer-director of United 93, put his cast through the hijacking and ensuing heroics.
News & Articles
- Orioles-Blue Jays Preview
The Toronto Blue Jays used some late-inning heroics to extend their longest win streak in five years. Chien-Ming Wang will try to help his team skip the drama in its next game.
June 22, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
- Rangers, Cardinals get back to work at Busch
(Sports Network) - The Texas Rangers needed some late-game heroics to get past the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a three-game set and look for a series win Saturday at Busch Stadium.
June 22, 2013 - WGRZ-TV Buffalo
- Extra innings: Pena says Corporan is the secret weapon
Carlos Pena’s walk-off heroics wouldn’t have been possible without Carlos Corporan’s game-tying solo home run in the eighth inning. “That was an amazing at-bat (by Corporan),” said Pena, who drilled a walk-off, three-run homer in the 10th to win 7-4. ‘That pitch was a perfectly executed slider down and in. I have no idea how Corporan was able to keep that ball fair and hit it that far. “It was ...
June 21, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
- Jessica Lynch in International Herald Tribune
I am still confused as to why they chose to lie and tried to make me a legend when the real heroics of my fellow soldiers that day were, in fact, legendary,said Lynch, speaking softly but firmly into the microphone as more than 12...
- Bill Walton in International Herald Tribune
But I sure enjoyed his heroics over the weekend,Walton said.
- Francois Giguere in ESPN
We are looking for Marek to regain his rookie season scoring touch and heroics,general manager Francois Giguere said. "He has tremendous skills and is part of a group of young players ready to make a significant impact on the success of...