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verb as in descend quickly

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Amazon says bright or dark lights can throw off the Show’s person-detection software, and it tries to focus on the center of the action without too many swoops that might look jarring for the person on the other end of the call.

This was a handy way to trigger various features, like clearing all notifications in one swoop.

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The hard hat was to protect him should the parents swoop low.

At the same time I was on an emotional upswing, a hyper-manic swoop and I was falling in love with my now-wife.

As you walk in front of the first screen, your silhouette appears and birds swoop down toward you.

In one fell swoop, the Supreme Court has constrained government power, expanded corporate rights, and protected religious tyranny.

She needs to reassure Brody that all will be well—that the CIA will swoop in and iron everything out.

At one fell swoop on the field of Jena, the famed military monarchy of the great Frederick fell in pieces like a potter's vessel.

We always think of “eagle” when we think of “swoop,” but we do not often think of “swoop” when we think of “eagle.”

In a day or so they organise again, and swoop down on some other place, such as Belmont.

But Charlie didn't triumph, neither did he swoop; we watched carefully until we saw that Charlie was going astern!

There is something in the very words "flying column" to appease the impatient; wings in the air, a swoop upon the victim.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swoop, such as: dive, plummet, pounce, fall, plunge, and rush.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.