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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood. [1913 Webster] Where the deep transported mind may soar. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Valor soars above What the world calls misfortune. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. (Aeronautics) To fly by wind power; to glide indefinitely without loss of altitude. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]




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