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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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One should expect, though, a sober assessment of the work of those called heroes.
Even the dangerous heroes, the exploitative knights, the vengeful Achilles are compelling and can be educational and enriching.
Rather than rest on the heaps of praise garnered from the release of last year's Very Emergency CD, not to mention the positive media attention generated by guitarist Jason Gnewikow's coming-out, these indie rock heroes knocked out this four-song EP to keep rabid fans satiated until the band's next full-length is released.
To ward off alienation and gloom, it is only necessary to remember the unremembered heroes of the past, and to look around us for the unnoticed heroes of the present.
To the extent that such heroes dominate moral discourse, morality will be excessively black and white, some individuals will be undeservedly idolized, and personalities will be conflated with moral qualities.
The Six Heroes Wine Club will make the same quarterly donation of 10% of gross sales to the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, a 501C Foundation which directly financially assists our recent significantly disabled service members and family get well.
One reader described heroes as people who simply clean up messes they made in the first place.
Educators do not want to tear down the heroes that their students are drawing on to bring meaning into their lives.
Some people will be upset [when they learn who dies], sure," says Heroes creator and executive producer Tim Kring.