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soarverb [I]

 us   /sɔr, soʊr/

soar verb [I] (INCREASE QUICKLY)

to increase or go up quickly to a high level: temperatures/prices soared My spirits soared when I heard the good news.

soar verb [I] (RISE IN AIR)

(esp. of a bird or aircraft) to rise or fly high in the air: Planes soared overhead. If you say that a mountain, building, or other object soars, you mean that it has great height: The mountain soars 10,000 feet above the village.
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