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 for epic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Epic \Ep"ic\, a. [L. epicus, Gr. ?, from ? a word, speech, tale,
     song; akin to L. vox voice: cf. F. ['e]pique. See Voice.]
     Narrated in a grand style; pertaining to or designating a
     kind of narrative poem, usually called an heroic poem, in
     which real or fictitious events, usually the achievements of
     some hero, are narrated in an elevated style.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The epic poem treats of one great, complex action, in a
           grand style and with fullness of detail. --T. Arnold.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Epic \Ep"ic\, n.
     An epic or heroic poem. See Epic, a.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  epic
      adj 1: very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary
             (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of
             heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture" [syn: epic,
             heroic, larger-than-life]
      2: constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary
         epic; "epic tradition" [syn: epic, epical]
      n 1: a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds [syn: epic
           poem, heroic poem, epic, epos]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "epic":
     English sonnet, Horatian ode, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet,
     Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, account, alba,
     anacreontic, anecdotage, anecdote, balada, ballad, ballade,
     bucolic, canso, chanson, chronicle, clerihew, dirge, dithyramb,
     eclogue, elegy, epigram, epithalamium, epode, epopee, epopoeia,
     epos, georgic, ghazel, haiku, idyll, jingle, limerick, lyric,
     madrigal, monody, narration, narrative, narrative poem,
     nursery rhyme, ode, palinode, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela,
     pastourelle, poem, prothalamium, rhyme, rondeau, rondel, roundel,
     roundelay, saga, satire, sestina, sloka, song, sonnet,
     sonnet sequence, story, tale, tanka, tenso, tenzone, threnody,
     triolet, troubadour poem, verse, verselet, versicle, villanelle,
     virelay, yarn
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  EPIC
         Eclipse PERL Integration Project (Eclipse, PERL)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  EPIC
         Electronic Privacy Information Center (cryptography)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  EPIC
         Embedded Platform for Industrial Computing
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  EPIC
         European Public sector Information systems Conference
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  EPIC
         Explicit Parallelism Instruction Computing (Intel, CPU, VLIW)
         

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