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epic

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Definition something that is outstanding — especially a literary work that is long and heroic
  • I think Game of Thrones is the most epic fantasy written since The Rings Trilogy.
epic = an outstanding literary work that is long and heroic
  • Her pancakes are epic!
  • epic = outstanding
  • She says Cooper's Last of the Mohicans and the other Leatherstocking Tales is the first American epic.
  • epic = an outstanding literary work that is long and heroic
  • Beowulf is the oldest epic poem in the Anglo-Saxon language.
  • Our battles were epic and one-sided.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • epic = outstanding in size or scope compared to others
  • "Dude, the CGI was so epic," Chase or Chad said.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • epic = outstanding
  • "Well, well," said the lawyer, when I had quite done, "this is a great epic, a great Odyssey of yours."
    Stevenson, Robert Louis  --  Kidnapped
  • I know it's silly and useless—epically useless in my current state—but I am an animal like any other.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • It's an epic poem written by the great scholars about the great rulers who were their contemporaries.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • Sugamo would be torn down, and the epic ordeals of POWs in Japan would fade from the world's memory.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • I am an epic adventure now when I travel the halls.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • "Well, well," said the lawyer, when I had quite done, "this is a great epic, a great Odyssey of yours.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • As contrasted with earlier, wartime morale-boosting "quickies," this film would have the scope and stature of an epic.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • It's late, but it feels later, like this whole night has been so epic that nothing in the world is recognizable anymore.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Her talk detailed her epic struggle to diet her way into a fancy dress for a holiday party.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • What if I had misread this whole situation, and what Will needed was not an epic journey, but ten days at home in his own bed?
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • M.C., who still had to bust 'em at age sixty-three, showed me the misunderstood epic of the American farmer and rancher.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • He's quieter than the rest of us, but his sense of humor is epic, and he is an awesome deer hunter.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • "Epic poetry isn't boring—or pretentious."
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • SUNLIGHT: Are you familiar with the epic of Gilgamesh?
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues

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