Translation of soar in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 1.1 (fly) [bird] volar* alto; [glider] planear 1.2 (rise) [bird/kite] elevarse, remontarse, remontar el vuelo; [prices/costs] dispararse; [hopes] aumentar, renacer*; [popularity] aumentar their spirits soared se les levantó el ánimoExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 (tower) [skyscraper/mountain] alzarse*, elevarse, erguirse* [literary/literario] the building soars above downtown Chicago el edificio se alza or se eleva or [literary/literario] se yergue sobre el centro de Chicago
- The Greek fans oohed as it soared through the air, then roared when it was caught.
- In the distance, beyond a shallow bend, a football soared into the air.
- She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.
- Opium production has soared to record levels, and farmers continue to be reluctant to plant crops that pay buttons by comparison.
- I scrabbled around in my bag, my panic levels soaring.
- Prices have nearly doubled in the past year, soaring to their highest levels since 1988.
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.