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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A swift descent through the air; A very rapid raid; (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale v. - Seize or catch with a downward motion; Move down on as if in an attack.

Usage examples (35)
  • MARTIN GONZALEZ, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE: What we call what we call the swoop and squat.
  • What is often perceived as drifting can be their final "swoop" into the blocks.
  • It ` s about the secret planes -- you know, the CIA planes that just kind of swoop in, take a guy out ...
  • But as you speed up, this motion can become more prevalent and lead to the "swoop" stroke. for more
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