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Stooped


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stoop \Stoop\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Stooped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Stooping.] [OE. stoupen; akin to AS. st?pian, OD. stuypen,
     Icel. st[=u]pa, Sw. stupa to fall, to tilt. Cf 5th Steep.]
     1. To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward;
        to bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or
        walking; to assume habitually a bent position.
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     2. To yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume
        a position of humility or subjection.
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              Mighty in her ships stood Carthage long, . . .
              Yet stooped to Rome, less wealthy, but more strong.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              These are arts, my prince,
              In which your Zama does not stoop to Rome.
                                                    --Addison.
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     3. To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend. "She
        stoops to conquer." --Goldsmith.
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              Where men of great wealth stoop to husbandry, it
              multiplieth riches exceedingly.       --Bacon.
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     4. To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to
        souse; to swoop.
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              The bird of Jove, stooped from his aery tour,
              Two birds of gayest plume before him drove.
                                                    --Milton.
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     5. To sink when on the wing; to alight.
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              And stoop with closing pinions from above. --Dryden.
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              Cowering low
              With blandishment, each bird stooped on his wing.
                                                    --Milton.
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     Syn: To lean; yield; submit; condescend; descend; cower;
          shrink.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  stooped
       adj : having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little
             oldish misshapen stooping woman" [syn: hunched, round-backed,
              round-shouldered, stooping, crooked]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "stooped":
     couchant, crouched, debased, depressed, flat, knee-high,
     knocked flat, laid low, low, low-built, low-hung, low-level,
     low-leveled, low-lying, low-set, low-statured, neap, prone,
     recumbent, runty, short, squat, squatty, stumpy, supine,
     unelevated  
     

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