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Antonyms for swoop
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swoop, slide(noun)

    (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

    "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"

    Synonyms:
    slide, playground slide, sloping trough, lantern slide, slideway, sliding board, coast, chute, microscope slide, glide

  2. swoop(noun)

    a very rapid raid

    Synonyms:
    slide

  3. swoop(verb)

    a swift descent through the air

    Synonyms:
    slide

  4. pounce, swoop(verb)

    move down on as if in an attack

    "The raptor swooped down on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new students"

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

  5. swoop(verb)

    move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

  6. swoop, swoop up(verb)

    seize or catch with a swooping motion

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

How to use swoop in a sentence?

  1. Richard Wight:

    In one fell swoop we can now see the same mental health benefits of marriage for same sex couples as heterosexual couples, the main reason there is a benefit to being in a legally recognized marriage is that it introduces a level of stability into a relationship. This is going to help change the social climate. Hearing the Supreme Court say this is OK will help couples feel like they're part of regular society.

  2. Phil Robertson:

    In one fell swoop, President Obama has jettisoned what remained of U.S. leverage to improve human rights in Vietnam – and basically gotten nothing for it.

  3. Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez:

    We have over 25,000 field sales representatives around the world, we train them very hard on compliance, whenever we see any activity of bad behaviour, we swoop in and then we get rid of that behavior -- one way or another.

  4. David Barnard:

    It's not like they fixed everything in one fell swoop.

  5. Phil Robertson:

    In one fell swoop, President Obama has jettisoned what remained of U.S. leverage to improve human rights in Vietnam - and basically gotten nothing for it.

How to pronounce swoop?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say swoop in sign language?

  1. swoop

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