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Meaning of swoop

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

      n 1: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the
           violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides" [syn:
           {swoop}, {slide}]
      2: a very rapid raid
      3: a swift descent through the air
      v 1: move down on as if in an attack; "The raptor swooped down
           on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new
           students" [syn: {pounce}, {swoop}]
      2: move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc
      3: seize or catch with a swooping motion [syn: {swoop}, {swoop

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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