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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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HERO is creating jobs, saving families money on their energy bills and giving homeowners a new way to invest in their homes and neighborhoodsthat was always its promise and its exciting to see what PACE financing has been able to achieve in such a short amount of time, said David Pickerill, Executive Director of MCED.
HERO has recently introduced lower interest rates to make PACE financing even more accessible for Missourians.
Awards will be given in seven categories: Adult Hero, Youth Hero, Professional Rescuer Hero, Medical Hero, Military Hero, Animal Hero, and Community Partner Hero.
103-113) examine le plus ancien culte de heros en Finlande, celui du saint martyr Henry, mis en place au XIIIe siecle par l'Eglise catholique.
La troisieme partie de l'ouvrage rassemble cinq textes sous le titre commun Le temps des heros : emergences et declins (p.
Whether extraordinary, episodic heroism or quiet, continuous heroism, the common denominator of heroes is character, and the common denominator of heroism is circumstance.
Real heroes do not call themselves so, at least not in public.
A hero may do good deeds, but does he or she have to be perfect?
"Although we often think of heroes as somehow larger than life, a hero can be someone in your everyday life," Rhodes tells JS.
Beowulf's magic sword, Roland's Durendal with relics of the saints on its hilt, Charlemagne's Joieuse from which the Franks took their battle cry "Monjoie," and most famously Arthur's Excalibur are part and parcel of every myth of every hero of the past.
The heroes themselves often got names that related to their weapon of choice, such as Hawkeye and the Rifleman.