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See also: EPIC
- epick (archaic)
epic (plural epics)
- An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a deity or demigod (heroic epic) or other legendary or traditional hero.
- The Icelandic epic took all night to recite.
- A series of events considered appropriate to an epic.
- The book was an epic in four volumes.
extended narrative poem
events appropriate to an epic
- Of, or relating to, an epic.
- Beowulf is an epic poem.
- Momentously heroic; grand in scale or character
- The epic defense was rewarded with the highest military decorations
- China's epic traffic jam "vanished" — AFP news story, Wednesday August 25, 2010
- (colloquial, slang, informal) Extending beyond the usual or ordinary; extraordinary, momentous, great.
- The after-prom party was epic.
of, or relating to, an epic
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epic (not comparable)
- (category theory, of a morphism) That it is an epimorphism.
epic (neuter epic, plural and definite singular attributive epic)