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Synonyms of swoop

Noun


1. swoop, slide, glissando

usage: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"

2. swoop, foray, raid, maraud

usage: a very rapid raid

3. swoop, descent

usage: a swift descent through the air

Verb


1. pounce, swoop, descend, fall, go down, come down

usage: move down on as if in an attack; "The raptor swooped down on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new students"

2. swoop, move

usage: move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc

3. swoop, swoop up, snatch, snatch up, snap

usage: seize or catch with a swooping motion

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