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  1. swoop, slidenoun

    (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. swoopnoun

    a very rapid raid

    Synonyms:
    slide

  3. swoopverb

    a swift descent through the air

    Synonyms:
    slide

  4. pounce, swoopverb

    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. swoopverb

    move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

  6. swoop, swoop upverb

    seize or catch with a swooping motion

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. swoopverb

    Synonyms:
    seize (as a hawk its prey), clutch, catch up, pounce upon

  2. swoopverb

    Synonyms:
    stoop, descend, come down, bear down

  3. swoopnoun

    Synonyms:
    clutch, seizure

  4. swoopnoun

    Synonyms:
    stoop, descent

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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. 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.

  3. Markus Soeder:

    There is no point in just breaking it off now. Imagine: we open everything in one fell swoop, then within two, three weeks we will be in a situation maybe even worse than before.

  4. 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.

  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.


Translations for swoop

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  • picada, precipitarse, lanzarse en picada, volar en picada, picado, precipitación, arrebato, abalanzarseSpanish
  • syöksy, syöksyä, hyökätä, rynnätäFinnish
  • précipitationFrench
  • झपट्टाHindi
  • whakatopa, topa, kurutohitohiMāori
  • налетатьRussian
  • vrhnúť sa (na), pustiť sa strmhlavSlovak
  • திடீர்த்தாக்குதல்Tamil

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