Heroine

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Positive AssociationsPlay
The term 'heroine' often suggests positive qualities and is usually a term of respect. SlideMalala Yousafzai is considered a modern heroine for her advocacy.
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Gender SpecificPlay
'Heroine' is always used for females; 'hero' is its male equivalent or gender-neutral term. SlideWonder Woman, a fictional character, is a famous heroine.
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Inspiring FigurePlay
A 'heroine' is not just brave, but someone whose actions inspire others. SlideThe nurse became a local heroine for her selfless service during the pandemic.