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adverb as in bravely

adverb as in valiantly

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Example Sentences

He returned to the London studios, playing the heroic investigator in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1936 thriller, Sabotage.

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It would introduce him to some of the oldest, and in his opinion, most heroic people in the country.

It had the heroics of Owusu-Koramoah, a 215-pound senior force of wreckage from Tidewater in Virginia and coming soon to an NFL city near you.

There are also heroic efforts among NeverTrumpers, such as the team at the Bulwark, to take on purveyors of right-wing lies and nonsense.

Its hushed emptiness is about as far from heroic gestures as sculpture can go.

But my sources, my young women and their mother, heroically held firm.

We all felt the betrayal not so much of the institution as of the man who had noisily and heroically put it on the map.

Despite injury to his already long-damaged back, he performed heroically to bring his crew to safety.

Paul Volcker, who ran the Fed heroically from 1979 to 1987, was a highly effective central banker.

Three senators are heroically attempting to reduce federal government price supports for America's sugar industry.

The flux of pattern dimmed, then hesitated; blanked out and heroically began anew.

He called on them as sons of Spain, and they answered heroically, as Spaniards have ever done in history: "For honour!"

There was something superb in it, something heroically mad—not the sordid drunkenness of small beer.

And truly without hope, from 1479 to 1505, they bore heroically three sieges and flung back three different armies of Florence.

A compensation within myself, I mean––a recollection of at least one heroically unselfish act.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heroically, such as: boldly, fearlessly, gallantly, gamely, valiantly, and audaciously.

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