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/ˈhɛr oʊ ɪn/
a woman of distinguished courage or ability, admired for her brave deeds and noble qualities.
the principal female character in a story, play, film, etc.
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Not long ago, our
sat down to tally their investments and returns from this year's academic-job market.
in this book enjoy what they do and they enjoy the people they're doing it with.
Strength and competence blends with beauty to qualify the included
The romancers dwell with great complacency on the fair hair and delicate complexion of their
There is an increasing number of portly
Hospice nurses are the heroes and
of that period, because they are expert in alleviating pain.
The hot trend in movie
is not the damsel in distress.
Her three dissimilar
bond because they all worship at the shrine of the bottom line.
with glistening eyes as big as wading pools.
But if fans go to concerts seeking a closer connection to their heroes and
, this missed the mark by a mile.
British Dictionary definitions for
a woman possessing heroic qualities
a woman idealized for possessing superior qualities
the main female character in a novel, play, film, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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It is the fate of heroines to be laughed at.
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(...) wall behind the poems, planks of books, photographs of dead heroines. Without contemplating...