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plural of stoop
as in porches
a covered structure adjoining an entrance to a building the stoop at the front entrance is just big enough to shield a resident from the elements as he fumbles for his keys

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present tense third-person singular of stoop
as in shames
to descend to a level that is beneath one's dignity the debate would be more enlightening if both sides didn't stoop to name-calling

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“Stoops.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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