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soar·ing

 (sôr′ĭng)
n.
The act of gliding while maintaining altitude, especially the sport of flying a heavier-than-air craft by using ascending currents of air.
adj.
Ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual: soaring fuel costs; the soaring spires of the cathedral.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soaring - the activity of flying a glidersoaring - the activity of flying a glider  
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
hang gliding - gliding in a hang glider
paragliding, parasailing - gliding in a parasail
Adj.1.soaring - ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual; "soaring prices"
high - greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
2.soaring - of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"

soaring

adjective
Imposingly high:
Translations

soaring

[ˈsɔːrɪŋ] ADJ [flight] → planeador, que vuela; [building] → altísimo; [prices] → en alza, en aumento; [hopes, imagination] → expansivo; [ambition] → inmenso

soaring

adj
bird, planeaufsteigend, in die Luft steigend; towerhoch aufragend; imagination, ideas, ambitionhochfliegend; popularity, reputationschnell zunehmend; pricesin die Höhe schnellend; inflationunaufhaltsam; unemploymenthochschnellend; pride, hopeswachsend; I watched the lark’s soaring flightich sah, wie sich die Lerche in die Lüfte schwang; the soaring crime ratedie schnell zunehmende Verbrechensrate
(liter) voice, musicsich erhebend

soaring

[ˈsɔːrɪŋ] adj (flight) → altissimo/a; (building) → slanciato/a; (prices) → alle stelle; (hopes, imagination) → ardito/a
soaring inflation → inflazione f galoppante
References in classic literature ?
An Eagle was soaring through the air when suddenly it heard the whizz of an Arrow, and felt itself wounded to death.
The Lady Moon is my lover, My friends are the oceans four, The heavens have roofed me over, And the dawn is my golden door I would liefer follow the condor Or the seagull, soaring from ken, Than bury my godhead yonder In the dust of the whirl of men.
It was a July midnight; and from out A full-orbed moon, that, like thine own soul, soaring, Sought a precipitate pathway up through heaven, There fell a silvery-silken veil of light, With quietude, and sultriness, and slumber, Upon the upturned faces of a thousand Roses that grew in an enchanted garden, Where no wind dared to stir, unless on tiptoe -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That gave out, in return for the love-light, Their odorous souls in an ecstatic death -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That smiled and died in this parterre, enchanted By thee, and by the poetry of thy presence.
Devotion borrows Music's tone, And Music took Devotion's wing; And, like the bird that hails the sun, They soar to heaven, and soaring sing.
They congregated round me; the unstained snowy mountaintop, the glittering pinnacle, the pine woods, and ragged bare ravine, the eagle, soaring amidst the clouds-- they all gathered round me and bade me be at peace.
Here he startled up a many-pronged buck, that seemed to soar across the meadow, and to soar over the stake-and-rider fence, and, still soaring, disappeared in a friendly copse beyond.
It may at once be recognised from a long distance, by its lofty, soaring, and most elegant flight.
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