heroism


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the quality or state of being heroic

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A heroine forms the subject of Juliette Dor's essay which seeks to shed light on the nature of Constance's heroism by examining The Man of Law's Tale and its prologue as 'an autonomous entity' (73).
In an astonishing true story of heroism during the Battle of Saipan, Gabaldon used his language and combat skills to convince 800 Japanese to surrender to American troops after their commander commits suicide.
27, the Philippine Embassy awarded Balindong a certificate of commendation for his 'act of heroism.
Governor Rick Scott said, Im proud to recognize Corporal Schultz and Detective Lewis and their heroic actions with the Medal of Heroism today.
Hugh said: "Such individual acts of heroism, described as if they were just routine, amazed me.
During my five years of active service I witnessed several acts of real heroism, many of which went unrewarded but I feel angry reading about some vastly overpaid, and in some cases vastly overrated footballers being classed as 'heroes', just for pounding a plastic ball around a field.
Stanford University psychology professor Philip Zimbardo describes his most recent endeavor, The Heroic Imagination Project, an exploration of the psychology of heroism.
Murphy was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroism posthumously, making him the first to receive the country's highest military honor in the war in Afghanistan and the first naval officer to receive it since the Vietnam War.
There is a story of heroism, duty and competence behind each medal.
1 : of or relating to heroism or heroes <heroic tales>
Mr Sarwar said Mr Smeaton's heroism during the terror attack on Glasgow Airport on June 30 last year had been widely praised.
Letters From Iwo Jima and Flags of Our Fathers: Clint Eastwood's historic diptych about the Battle of Iwo Jima examines the nature of heroism and the tragic waste of war from an all-encompassing perspective.
An enthusiastically recommended and wonderfully entertaining read, "Captain Gravity And The Power Of The Vril" most closely resemblances one of those thrilling Saturday matinee movie serials of yesteryear with its cliff-hanging scenarios of seemingly inescapable dangers, clever plot twists, heroism and villainy
The Singular Journey Of O'Hea's Cross by Elizabeth Reid is a historical mystery about the only Victoria Cross ever awarded for an act of heroism on Canadian soil, based on true events from 120 years ago.
In so doing he has set the record straight, made a contribution to our understanding of the War, and done justice to these brave men's heroism.