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What is another word for swoop?

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To move rapidly downwards, especially through the air
“When we see a bald eagle swoop down and carry off a lamb from a flock of sheep, this can leave us in awe of its raw power.”
To move rapidly or suddenly in a given direction
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“Several fighters would swoop suddenly through a valley.”
To carry out a sudden attack, especially in order to make a capture or arrest
“The law was strictly enforced, and the police would swoop anywhere there was a beating of tomtoms at night, seize the drums, and arrest the players.”
To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
An attack or invasion, typically for the purpose of making arrests or seizing property
“Law enforcement would round up a bunch of suspected gang members in a swoop on the district of Trafalgar.”
A sudden swoop or spring, typically to capture or grab something or someone
A bend, arch, or part of a curve or circle
An act of dropping or falling downwards
A burglary or robbery, typically organized
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