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soaring Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the activity of flying a glider
    gliding; sailing; glide; sailplaning.
  2. verb rise rapidly
    soar up; surge; zoom; soar upwards; soar.
    • the dollar soared against the yen
  3. verb fly by means of a hang glider
    hang glide; soar.
  4. verb fly upwards or high in the sky
  5. verb go or move upward
    • The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced
  6. verb fly a plane without an engine
    sailplane; soar.
  7. adjective satellite ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual
    • soaring prices
  8. adjective satellite of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    towering; eminent; lofty.
    • an eminent peak
    • lofty mountains
    • the soaring spires of the cathedral
    • towering icebergs

Soar"ing adjective & noun
  1. from Soar. -- Soar"ing*ly, adv.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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