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Meaning of stoop

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an inclination of the top half of the body forward and
      2: basin for holy water [syn: {stoup}, {stoop}]
      3: small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
         [syn: {stoop}, {stoep}]
      v 1: bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he
           crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young
           man stooped to pick up the girl's purse" [syn: {crouch},
           {stoop}, {bend}, {bow}]
      2: debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or
         dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's
         mail" [syn: {condescend}, {stoop}, {lower oneself}]
      3: descend swiftly, as if on prey; "The eagle stooped on the
         mice in the field"
      4: sag, bend, bend over or down; "the rocks stooped down over
         the hiking path"
      5: carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and
         upper back bent forward; "The old man was stooping but he
         could walk around without a cane"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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