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protagonist

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a person revered especially for noble courage

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a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

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the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

someone who fights for a cause

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

(Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

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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)

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leads to a summary of the false idols that have applied for supremacy on the show.
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.
Instead of worshipping the false idols at the Palace and the Party Headquarters, some of our middle class friends would do the country an immense amount of good if they pause and reconsider who they are serving and protecting.
Gordon Ellis in the chair, he introduced the Rev Mike Smith of Marsden, who gave a talk on False Idols Worshiped in the Bible.
The ineptitude of Widdy and Wagner, who have fun and give us the same, are glorious attacks on our little island's false idols.
Leaving school, his career as a performer began as a singer of a chaotic punk band False Idols, which played just three gigs before splitting up.
I believe history will show the golden age of the free market and private enterprise was nothing more that a self-serving period of worshipping at the feet of false idols.
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.
Most tragic of all is that teenage girls are taught by commercialism that their womanly curves are somehow unattractive, and that nicotine abuse is necessary for artificially suppressing their appetites and starving them into having thin, childlike figures - so they can emulate false idols such as Kate Moss.
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.
A new house, new wheels, or a new relationship remain what the survey says are our top three excuses and false idols.
Jesuit Dean Brackley sums tip the work of Lent: plying ourselves free from the false idols around us--or perhaps prying the false idols out of our hands