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English noun: pounce

1. pounce (act) the act of pouncing


Broader (hypernym)bounce, bound, leap, leaping, saltation, spring


English verb: pounce

1. pounce (motion) move down on as if in an attack


SamplesThe raptor swooped down on its prey.
The teacher swooped down upon the new students.


Synonymsswoop


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down


Narrower (hyponym)stoop









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