Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of swoop.
  • noun The action of the verb to swoop.
  • adjective That swoops or swoop.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Euro-checkering (Browning's term, not mine) is cut in swooping panels that I could take or leave alone, but the stock has nice walnut and an attractive matte finish in place of the shiny urethane found on far too many guns.

    The Best Guns of the Year

  • The Euro-checkering (Browning's term, not mine) is cut in swooping panels that I could take or leave alone, but the stock has nice walnut and an attractive matte finish in place of the shiny urethane found on far too many guns.

    The Best Guns of the Year

  • The band's alpha buck took it into his head, then, to run off a potential usurper, the two animals raising golden trails of dust like rocket cars on a dry lakebed as they crossed nearly a mile of flatland, achieving velocities more usually seen in swooping raptors.

    Seeing the Familiar For the First Time

  • I note that in the linked article, David refers to Snape as being snake-like, but in fact the animal he’s most associated with is the bat — he’s pale, dwells in the dark dungeons, has sharp hearing, and is often described as swooping in.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More Harry Potter:

  • The flying lemur continued apparently to contemplate the idea of swooping upon the head of the tigress where she crouched upon her near-by pedestal.

    Fire-Tongue

  • The Gaul, with his shield, parried the first thrust, brought his big iron sword swooping down with fury upon the top of the

    Battle Studies

  • But coach Rod Macqueen is understood to be against the idea of swooping on the troubled club's players.

    The Age News Headlines

  • He was trying to do a technique called swooping that calls for going into a dive, leveling out and landing like an airplane.

    IndyStar.com Top Stories

  • He was trying to do a technique called swooping that calls for going into a dive, leveling out and landing like an airplane.

    IndyStar.com Top Stories

  • But coach Rod Macqueen is understood to be against the idea of swooping on the troubled club's players.

    The Age News Headlines

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