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The chief character in a book, play, or film, typically identified with sympathetic and good qualities
“The hero of the franchise's new trilogy was Rey, a flawless character who was immediately an expert at everything she attempted.”
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A person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities
“A gym cleaner has been hailed as a hero after he saved a swimmer from drowning.”
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A person who is celebrated for their skill, actions or celebrity
“He became an instant hero after scoring the championship-winning goal for his team.”
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A large sandwich on a long split roll
“I shared a foot-long turkey hero with my friend.”
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A person or thing regarded as the finest or most important in their sphere or group
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A mercenary soldier
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A person or thing that is greatly admired, loved, or revered
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A role model or someone who has the characteristics of a mentor
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A devotional painting of Christ or another holy figure, typically executed on wood and used ceremonially in the Byzantine and other Eastern Churches
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A brave, strong, or fierce person
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A benevolent fictional character with superhuman powers, such as Superman
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Best-liked person
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A person or thing that wins something
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A person who is reliable or dependable
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A hero
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The offspring of a deity and a mortal
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A person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare
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A woman admired for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities
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Fighter for cause
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An actor's part in a play, film, etc
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A layer cake or sandwich cake
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A person or thing that protects someone or something
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A role played by an actor or actress
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A person or thing regarded as an excellent example of a specified quality
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