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soar

verb

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1 to move or extend upward
  • the Eiffel Tower soaring into the skies above Paris

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2 to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings
  • bats soaring and swooping through the night air

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3 to rise abruptly and rapidly
  • gas prices soared overnight because of the shortage

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soar

noun

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the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • the soar of the space shuttle never fails to inspire

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The first known use of soar was in the 14th century

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“Soar.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soar. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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