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synonyms for hero

  • champion
  • conquering hero
  • conqueror
  • knight
  • paladin
  • person of the hour
  • protector
  • savior
  • victor
  • warrior
  • white knight
  • winner
See also synonyms for: herolike
  • beau ideal
  • eidolon
  • epitome
  • example
  • exemplar
  • good example
  • icon
  • ideal
  • idol
  • model
  • paragon
  • person to look up to
  • role model
  • shining example
  • lead
  • main character
  • principal character
  • protagonist
  • star
  • superhero
  • leading man

antonyms for hero

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  • coward
  • cur
  • loser
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        How to use hero in a sentence

        Moving into a new apartment is like playing hero to yourself.
        THE BIG MOMENT: MASTER THE MOVE-INJOSHUA EFERIGHEAUGUST 25, 2020OZY
        The hoops intelligentsia has, for the most part, weighed the case for hero ball and ruled against it.
        LEBRON AND AD DOMINATE LIKE KOBE AND SHAQ. BUT CAN THEY WIN LIKE THE CLASSIC LAKERS?ROBERT O'CONNELLAUGUST 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
        The three-part series is packed with horror and action and follows a demented Deadpool as he attempts to rid the Marvel universe of heroes.
        THIS WEEKEND: YOU’LL NEVER BATHE THE SAME WAY AGAINJOSHUA EFERIGHEAUGUST 21, 2020OZY
        In the newest phase of the crisis, it is less evident who the heroes are.
        WHY FEMALE LEADERS ARE FARING BETTER THAN ‘WARTIME PRESIDENTS’ AGAINST COVID-19MATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
        Our heroes are the ones who have walked intentionally toward social good, amplifying unheard voices and embracing inconvenience in exchange for more just outcomes for all.
        WHY A YEAR LATER, THE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE’S UPDATED STATEMENT OF PURPOSE IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVERJAKEMETHAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
        It’s a little bit like I set a house on fire, then I’m the hero who calls in the fire to the fire department.
        THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 2: “IT’S NOT A DEATH SENTENCE” (EP. 403)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 23, 2020FREAKONOMICS
        His hero, Gulliver, discovers race after race of beings who typify the genera in his classification of mankind.
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
        General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.
        THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
        El Imparcial maintained that he was worthy of being honoured as a 19th century conquering hero.
        THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
        He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
        THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO HERO

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        • daredevil
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        • fortune-hunter
        • gambler
        • globetrotter
        • hero
        • heroine
        • madcap
        • mercenary
        • opportunist
        • pioneer
        • pirate
        • romantic
        • speculator
        • stunt person
        • swashbuckler
        • traveler
        • venturer
        • voyager
        • wanderer
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