- The act of soaring; upward flight.
- This apparent of the hooded falcon. Coleridge.
- To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings. Chaucer.
Etymology: From w:French language, French s'essorer (meaning to soar), essorer (meaning to dry (by exposing to the air)), from w:Latin, Latin ex (meaning out + aura (meaning the air, a breeze); akin to w:Greek language, Greek aura (meaning breath). See aura, also compare exhale.
- When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. Byron.
- (figurative) To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
- Where the deep transported mind may . Milton.
- Valor soars above What the world calls misfortune. Addison.
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