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  • as inboast
  • as inrescue

synonyms for heroics

  • bluster
  • avowal
  • bombast
  • braggadocio
  • bravado
  • exaggeration
  • gasconade
  • grandiloquence
  • joy
  • pretension
  • pride
  • self-satisfaction
  • swank
  • treasure
  • vaunt
  • pride and joy
  • delivery
  • recovery
  • relief
  • salvage
  • deliverance
  • disembarrassment
  • disentanglement
  • emancipation
  • exploit
  • extrication
  • feat
  • heroism
  • liberation
  • performance
  • ransom
  • reclamation
  • recovering
  • redemption
  • release
  • salvation
  • saving

antonyms for heroics

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  • humility
  • modesty
  • deprecation
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How to use heroics in a sentence

We left Mrs Sullivan sobbing in her anger, when her husband bounded out of the room in his heroics.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
I have not borrowed much from Ibn Khallikan's heroics, but this is good.
A BOSWELL OF BAGHDADE. V. LUCAS
Having a romantic temperament and a taste for heroics, I had wished to fight and eat hard tack for my country.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
He himself has stood within the ruined Colosseum and re-echoed Byron's heroics.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
There must be no heroics at parting; she would leave in the early morning and must reserve all her strength.
THE GIRL SCOUTS IN BEECHWOOD FORESTMARGARET VANDERCOOK
Peg was almost overcome, but being a real girl she was not given to such heroics.
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
Of course poor Selina looked for no sacrifice nor heroics whatever; she didn't even want him to say he was sorry.
THE GOLDEN AGEKENNETH GRAHAME
Davis particularly is represented to have excelled himself in defiant heroics.
A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
I am tired of heroics; Jimmie Turnbull was hardly the man to inspire them.
THE RED SEALNATALIE SUMNER LINCOLN
The fine heroics of such an exploit gives them a crazy delight.
TOMMY ATKINS AT WARJAMES ALEXANDER KILPATRICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEROICS

  • avowal
  • bluster
  • bombast
  • braggadocio
  • bravado
  • exaggeration
  • gasconade
  • grandiloquence
  • heroics
  • joy
  • pretension
  • pride
  • pride and joy
  • self-satisfaction
  • swank
  • treasure
  • vaunt
  • deliverance
  • delivery
  • disembarrassment
  • disentanglement
  • emancipation
  • exploit
  • extrication
  • feat
  • heroics
  • heroism
  • liberation
  • performance
  • ransom
  • reclamation
  • recovering
  • recovery
  • redemption
  • release
  • relief
  • salvage
  • salvation
  • saving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.