[ hi-roh-uh-sahyz ]
/ hɪˈroʊ əˌsaɪz /
verb (used with object), he·ro·i·cized, he·ro·i·ciz·ing.
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A woman fights off a bear with a “courgette.” What is a courgette” and why is it funny?According to the British tabloid the Daily Mirror, a quick-thinking Montana woman fended off a bear attack with a 14-inch courgette. Is this some sort of ax, shovel, or broom? No. Here’s a hint: a courgette is perfect sautéed in garlic and butter. If you are of British extraction, you may recognize the weapon of necessity as the humble yet prolific zucchini. A green variety of summer …
- heroic drama,
- heroic poem,
- heroic quatrain,
- heroic stanza,
- heroic verse,
- heroin chic,
Also especially British, he·ro·i·cise.
Origin of heroicize
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Examples from the Web for heroicize
These Instagram images fail to heroicize but they try to normalize—even humanize.