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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
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan laws
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But in light of a lack of official distinction between who exactly are national heroes, perhaps there are Filipinos of recent times-living or not-that can also be called a national hero, and whose accomplishments can also be celebrated today.
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a very durable baseball player, has entered the public consciousness as a tale of heroism, even if Ripken is not a true hero by any exacting moral standards.
Roberts discusses trickster heroes in slavery from animal tricksters and their dupes, to John and Old Master); the conjurer as hero; spirituals as heroic statements, and the badman as an outlaw hero.
Duterte said the issue of whether Marcos is a hero or not was merely political.
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