Thesaurus / swoop

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

Roland hung down his head, thunderstruck by an announcement which, at one swoop, dashed away all his hopes.

Roland CashelCharles James Lever

Madam Johnsen stood there as though she would like to swoop down on their heads.

Pelle the Conqueror, CompleteMartin Anderson Nexo

He thought of that swift flight of aeroplanes like the swoop of Fate towards him.

When the Sleeper WakesHerbert George Wells

Presently they began to swoop fiercely at some animal—a fisher, probably—that was climbing the tree below.

Wood Folk at SchoolWilliam J. Long

But what became of the families of the habitans after this swoop of your foragers?

The Golden DogWilliam Kirby

There, down like a brown flash he was gone, and surely that swoop meant a desert tragedy.

The one preferred the eyrie from which, like the vulture, he could swoop to plunder, and to which he could fly for safety.

Genoa the Superb had many enemies always on the alert to swoop down upon her trade.

Historic BoyhoodsRupert Sargent Holland

His swoop became a demonstration merely, an expression of his rage at having his prey thus snatched from his beak.

Hoof and ClawCharles G. D. Roberts

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