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hi roh iks

  • 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

  • Larsen was a respectable 11-5 in the 1956 regular season, but no one could have predicted his Game 5 heroics.
  • Last year's military heroics in the mountains of Kashmir have sparked a fad for patriotism in India.
  • No photographers, no reporters recorded his last abasement or his last 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...

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