soar´er

soar´er
soar «sr, sohr», verb, noun.
–v.i.
1. to fly at a great height; fly upward: »

to soar over the ocean. The hawk soared without flapping its wings.

2. a) to rise up to a great height; tower above that which is near: »

a soaring skyscraper or mountain.

b) to rise beyond what is common and ordinary: »

Prices are soaring. Figurative. His hope soared when he heard that there were some survivors in the shipwreck.

c) Figurative. to aspire: »

soaring ambition. Life…soars high above the skies (Richard F. Burton).

3. to fly or move through the air by means of rising air currents. A glider can soar for many miles.
–v.t.
1. to reach in soaring.
2. to fly or move upward through.
–n.
1. the act of soaring.
2. the height attained in soaring.
[< Old French essorer < Vulgar Latin exaurāre < Latin ex- out + aura breeze]
soar´er, noun.

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