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  Words related to swoop

Related / Similar Words: slide, swoop up, pounce

 

Definition:
  • a swift descent through the air;
  • a very rapid raid;
  • (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides";
  • seize or catch with a swooping motion;
  • move down on as if in an attack; "The raptor swooped down on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new students";
  • move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc;

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    Hyponyms: stoop

     

    Derivational Morphology: pounce, swoop up, slide

     

     
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