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They hailed his heroism—and told him they feared they’d just ended their political careers.

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That’s worth more than the Medal of Honor he took home for his heroism in the zombie wars, and it’s enough to keep him from flipping burgers for the rest of his life.

John Walker’s behavior stands in stark contrast not only to that of Steve but T’Challa and Peter Parker and Carol Danvers and Monica Rambeau and any other Avenger imbued with powers after proving their heroism or through sheer accident.

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Elisabetta is just one of the novel’s many strong female characters who perform countless acts of heroism in aid of family, friends and country.

None of this is sufficient to illuminate the remarkable acts of heroism and cruelty these characters carry out.

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The game has become our modern Passion Play, self-destruction as our highest form of heroism.

Satisfaction does not insist on setting up clear categories of heroism and villainy, good, and evil.

In fact, our devotion to those ideals has only been strengthened by the selfless heroism we have seen.

Thousands cheered for Ukrainian unity and heroism as the blue-and-yellow flags of their country flapped in the late summer sun.

Hamlet refused to accept that heroism was his destiny, because of the behavior it required.

Both were endowed with unusual attractions of person, spirits invigorated by enthusiasm, and the loftiest heroism.

The primitive church, indeed, treasured up these memories of moral heroism as her most precious legacy to after times.

Virtue and heroism went hand in hand; and both virtue and heroism were the result of their religion.

The glow of conscious heroism warmed me, even like last night's dinner, to sympathy with my kind.

The reader must not feel surprised at the virile heroism Carmela displayed under the present circumstances.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heroism, such as: boldness, courage, daring, fearlessness, fortitude, and gallantry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.