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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.


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

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

Narrower (hyponym)stoop

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