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protagonist

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idol

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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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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
I thought God and his kingdom of love and reconciliation came before country and the false idols of militarism.
She has been betrayed not only by the evil of white people and the world they rule, but also by the pride of her own people, who turn their backs and worship false idols.
To leave Egypt is to cast off physical restraints and materialistic shackles for the sole purpose of achieving spiritual freedom and true growth; it is to escape the clutches of false idols in order to grow toward heaven; it is to move beyond past disappointments and failures, and to start planting again.
Even the tribes of Israel, warned by the prophets not to worship false idols, were allowed the Ark of the Covenant, on which God sat invisibly enthroned between two carved cherubim.
This emotion is well recognised in the Bible, often being attributed to God as his response to the worship of false idols by the Hebrews.
We live in an age of false idols, an age dominated by the self-seeking.
We easily become enchanted with worshipping false idols, we think there might be a better option out there, we're just "gonna look around a bit.
The process of liberation is not an easy one, especially for those of us accustomed to false idols for our comfort and security.
While biblical tub-thumpers attacked "another abuse of religious objects", football fundamentalists warned of false idols.
We're daring to ask whether Paul had psychosexual problems; whether the Bible's overwhelming emphasis on procreation was a historically necessary mandate, not a sacred priority; whether the story of Aaron making false idols while Moses received the tablets was actually inserted later and backdated, as a way of scolding Jeroboam for setting up rival temples to weaken the priests' power.
A generation that worshipped many false idols - from drugs and cults to power and wealth - now seeks an authentic tradition for its own children'' and is being drawn to a ``massive religious revival.