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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Soar  \Soar\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Soared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Soaring}.]  [F.  s'essorer  to  soar,  essorer  to  dry  (by 
  exposing  to  the  air),  fr  L.  ex  out  +  aura  the  air,  a  breeze; 
  akin  to  Gr  ?????.] 
  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. 
  2.  Fig.:  To  rise  in  thought,  spirits,  or  imagination;  to  be 
  exalted  in  mood. 
  Where  the  deep  transported  mind  may  soar.  --Milton. 
  Valor  soars  above  What  the  world  calls  misfortune. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Soaring  \Soar"ing\, 
  a.  &  n.  from  {Soar}.  --  {Soar"ing*ly},  adv 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  ascending  to  a  level  markedly  higher  than  the  usual; 
  "soaring  prices" 
  2:  moving  to  great  heights  with  little  apparent  effort;  "a 
  soaring  eagle" 
  3:  of  imposing  height;  especially  standing  out  above  others 
  "an  eminent  peak";  "lofty  mountains";  "the  soaring  spires 
  of  the  cathedral";  "towering  iceburgs"  [syn:  {eminent},  {lofty}, 
  n  :  the  activity  of  flying  a  glider  [syn:  {glide},  {gliding},  {sailplaning}, 

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