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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
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This is not to trivialize the old sins--the seven deadlies, missed commandments and false idols.
In the Bible; Babylon plays a negative role as the center of human ambition, corruption, and degeneracy; the fall of Babylon is depicted with glee and with much emphasis on the material goods and false idols that will be destroyed.
It was a memorable occasion for Charles, a player who was talked of in reverential tones at a time when today's false idols were yet to register as twinkles in a milkman's eye.
Elijah was "tough, fierce and cruel, irascible, inflexible, monolithic, a destroyer of false idols and their worshippers.
Without a sense of core values like honesty, discipline, work, responsibility, perseverance, community, and service, we all become easy prey for the false idols and vultures of culturally manufactured glitz, materialism, greed, and violence.
Unfounded ethical guidelines lead down the same murky trail as worshipping false idols or suffering bad laws on the books.
Not proof England are false idols, ready to let down the country again.
There are far too many false idols today, and the world is crying out for Godly examples that will "sing aloud a song of thanksgiving and tell of all the Lord's wondrous deeds.
Ben Lyons, aged 15, also saw both sides of the argument, and said: "It will bring different cultures together but other religions say you can't have false idols.
This tour is about finding levity in the situation and taking that opportunity to shoot down all of those false idols like homophobia and George Bush.