Ostentatious or vainglorious or extravagant or melodramatic conduct.
Moby thesaurus: bluster, boast, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, brag, braggadocio, braggartism, bragging, brashness, brass, bravado, brazen boldness, cheek, chutzpah, conceit, fanfaronade, gall, gasconade, gasconism ... show more.
A verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter.
Very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale):
— Of heroic proportions.
— Heroic sculpture.
Relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity.
Having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes:
— The heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy.
— Heroic explorers.
Of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope:
— Heroic undertakings.
Showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort:
— They took heroic measures to save his life.
Moby thesaurus: Alcaic, Anacreontic, Atlantean, Brobdingnagian, Castalian, Cyclopean, Gargantuan, Herculean, Homeric, Hudibrastic, Pierian, Pindaric, Theocritean, abysmal, acknowledged, admitted, alto, altruistic, astronomic, audacious ... show more.
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