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Verb
To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
“You sleep around, break hearts, and then pounce on your next victim.”
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To confront through the use of military force
Verb
Make a lunge
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(especially of a bird) To move rapidly downwards through the air
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Attack
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Take forcible possession of
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Walk or run with leaping strides
Noun
A sudden swoop or spring
“Seeing this, the three sisters made a pounce at the chairs also, just in case the king thought that they were better off outside.”
Noun
Fine, dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing, or disintegration of a solid substance
Noun
Move or jump suddenly or rapidly upwards or forwards
Noun
An act of running somewhere suddenly and rapidly
Noun
A curved pointed horny nail on each digit of the foot in birds, lizards, and some mammals
Noun
A sudden violent attack
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