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swoop

Synonyms of swoop in English:

verb

  • 1 pigeons swooped down after the grain
    dive, descend, sweep, pounce, plunge, pitch, nosedive;
    rush, dart, speed, zoom
  • 2 police swooped on the building
    raid, pounce on, attack, assault, assail, charge, bust
  • Phrases

    in one fell swoop
    See fell2
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