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  • 101heroic meter — I. noun see heroic verse II. noun see heroic verse …

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  • 102Heroic Duo — Infobox Film name = Heroic Duo caption = Theatrical poster director = Benny Chan producer = Benny Chan eproducer = aproducer = writer = Alan Yuen Adrian Kwan starring = Leon Lai Ekin Cheng Francis Ng music = Tommy Wai cinematography = Poon Yiu… …

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  • 103heroic age — 1. one of the five periods in human history, when, according to Hesiod, gods and demigods performed heroic and glorious deeds. 2. any period in the history of a nation, esp. in ancient Greece and Rome, when great heroes of legend lived: Achilles …

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  • 104heroic stanza — ▪ poetry also called  heroic quatrain        in poetry, a rhymed quatrain in heroic verse with rhyme scheme abab. The form was used by William Shakespeare and John Dryden, among others, and was also called an elegiac stanza after the publication… …

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  • 105heroic age — /həˈroʊɪk eɪdʒ/ (say huh rohik ayj) noun a period of legendary heroic activity, as that of ancient Greece or Rome, when heroes were supposed to have lived, seeking glory in heroic response to the challenges of destiny and the gods …

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  • 106heroic verse — /həˌroʊɪk ˈvɜs/ (say huh.rohik vers) noun a form of verse adapted to the treatment of heroic or exalted themes; in classical poetry, the hexameter; in English, German, and Italian, the iambic of ten syllables; and in French, the Alexandrine… …

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  • 107heroic line — noun see heroic verse …

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  • 108heroic quatrain — noun see heroic stanza …

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  • 109Heroic Fantasy — Low Fantasy (auch Sword Sorcery, Pulp Fantasy, Schwert und Magie oder Heroic Fantasy) ist eine Unterkategorie des Fantasygenres, die sich auf die Pulptradition der frühen Fantasy bezieht. Definition Die Wurzeln der Low Fantasy liegen in der… …

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  • 110heroic couplet — Pros. a stanza consisting of two rhyming lines in iambic pentameter, esp. one forming a rhetorical unit and written in an elevated style, as, Know then thyself, presume not God to scan / The proper study of Mankind is Man. [1900 05] * * * ▪… …

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  • 111heroic drama — Restoration tragedy, esp. that popular in England c1660 1700, using highly rhetorical language and written in heroic couplets. * * * …

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  • 112heroic verse — noun a type of verse used for epic or heroic subjects, such as the iambic pentameter …

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  • 113heroic verse — hero′ic verse′ n. pro a form of verse adapted to the treatment of heroic or exalted themes: in classical poetry, dactylic hexameter; in English and German, iambic pentameter; and in French, the Alexandrine …

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  • 114heroic couplet — /həˌroʊɪk ˈkʌplət/ (say huh.rohik kupluht) noun a pair of rhyming iambic lines of ten syllables, used in heroic verse …

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  • 115heroic couplet — noun a couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter and written in an elevated style • Hypernyms: ↑couplet * * * heˌroic ˈcouplet f6 [heroic couplet] noun (technical …

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  • 116heroic stanza — noun a quatrain consisting of two heroic couplets written in an elevated style; the rhyme scheme is abab • Hypernyms: ↑quatrain …

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  • 117heroic line — noun see heroic verse 2 …

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  • 118heroic quatrain — noun see heroic stanza * * * Pros. a poetic stanza consisting of four lines of iambic pentameter rhyming alternately. Also called elegiac quatrain …

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  • 119heroic tenor — Music. heldentenor. * * * heroic tenor, = dramatic tenor. (Cf. ↑dramatic tenor) …

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  • 120heroic couplet — noun Date: 1828 a rhyming couplet in iambic pentameter …

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