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hero

noun

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1 a person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion
  • fans of the sports hero didn't care what the facts were—in their minds, he was innocent of all criminal charges

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2 a large sandwich on a long split roll
  • shared a foot-long meatball hero with his friend

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The first known use of hero was in the 14th century

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“Hero.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hero. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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