a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
"RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain"
the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
champion, fighter, hero, paladin(noun)
someone who fights for a cause
belligerent, scrapper, zep, whiz, battler, maven, attack aircraft, protagonist, ace, paladin, whizz, friend, fighter aircraft, torpedo, booster, sub, hotshot, wiz, grinder, mavin, sensation, genius, star, submarine sandwich, title-holder, submarine, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, supporter, combatant, bomber, hoagy, adept, wedge, superstar, champ, hero sandwich, admirer, champion, hoagie, poor boy
Hero, Heron, Hero of Alexandria(noun)
Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
(classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god
(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her
bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, torpedo, wedge heel, sub, gun, numbfish, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, grinder, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy
A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds.
A role model.
The main protagonist in a work of fiction.
A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.
The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.
The Hirulog (bivalrudin) and Early Reperfusion or Occlusion (HERO)-2 Trial
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Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every ‘superstar,’ every ‘supreme leader,’ every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there — on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.
The hero is the owner of the deep reflections that generate those ideas.
You never criticize a war hero like John McCain, you never say Muslims should be banned from the country, you never use misogynistic language, he's changed the narrative, and our media don't adjust so easily to changes in narrative. He's just kept blindsiding everyone.
That's still a really good result, we needed a box office hero and we got one with this little fish.
Heroes lift us all through their sacrifice, compelling us to be our best through their example, mike Katherman was that hero, performing his noble duty to serve and protect until his last moments. I ask our residents to join in sending our prayers and thoughts to Mike’s wife, his sons, his family and friends, and the entire SJPD family during this time of grief.
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