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    swoop

    swoop - Dictionary definition and meaning for word swoop

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