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

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See swoop used in context: 6 poetry verses, 2 definitions

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