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Adjective
Bending the body forward
“The mysterious stooping figure appeared briefly before vanishing into the darkness.”
Adjective
Apparently kind or helpful but betraying a feeling of superiority
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Noun
A patronizing or condescending manner
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An act or instance of drooping
Verb
Present participle for to bend one's body forwards and downwards, typically as a sign of respect or submission
“For some time now, the wise men have refused to stoop before the king.”
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Present participle for to bend or lower one's head or a limb
“On and on, we went through the caverns, sometimes obliged to stoop our heads, and sometimes just able to pass.”
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Present participle for to lower one's moral standards (to do something reprehensible)
“When you see ideological opponents stoop to a barrage of personal insults, do you think that they've scored a political point?”
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Present participle for to bow or bend one's body before someone as a sign of respect or deference
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Present participle for to be humble or humbled
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Present participle for stand, move, or sit in a lazy, drooping way
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Present participle for to act in a submissive manner
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(especially of a bird) Present participle for to move rapidly downwards through the air
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Present participle for decrease rapidly in value or amount
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Present participle for to change direction as a result of entering a different medium
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Present participle for treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority
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Present participle for to cover completely with water
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Present participle for lean or turn away from a given plane or direction, especially the vertical or horizontal
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