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noun 
  1. The act of soaring; upward flight.
This apparent of the hooded falcon. Coleridge.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: opstijgen
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (checktrans-top)
verb 
  1. To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings. Chaucer.
When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. Byron.
  1. (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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: opstijgen
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.


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