Pounce
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2907. tus -- to rush, dart
... root Definition to rush, dart NASB Word Usage swoops (1). haste. A primitive root;
to pounce as a bird of prey -- haste. 2906, 2907. tus. 2908 . ...
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The Two Guards, Praying and Watching
... the work. They determined to pounce upon the people on a sudden, and slay
them, and so to put an end to what they were doing. Our ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/the two guards praying and.htm

Against Marcionists and Manich├Žans.
... that many feel perplexed as to the reason why these words were uttered by Christ:
and it is probable also that any heretics who are present may pounce upon the ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/against marcionists and manichaeans.htm

Letter ix. To Chrysogonus, a Monk of Aquileia.
... Christians. The creatures that I have mentioned lurk on branches of leafy
trees and pounce on fleet roes or frightened stags. In ...
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The Woman of Samaria
... the little kingdoms round tearing themselves to pieces by foolish wars, till they
were utterly weak, and the time was ripe for the Assyrians to pounce upon them ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xxvi the woman of.htm

One Seed and Diverse Soils
... No marvel, then, that, as soon as its last sound has ceased, down pounce a whole
covey of light-winged fancies and occupations, and carry off the poor ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/one seed and diverse soils.htm

His Missionary Travels
... through narrow passes, where crazy bridges spanned the rushing torrents, and the
castles of robbers, who watched for passing travelers to pounce upon, were ...
/.../stalker/the life of st paul/chapter vi his missionary travels.htm

Four Soils for one Seed
... it is buried. There are flocks of hungry, sharp-eyed, quick-flying thieves
ready to pounce down on every exposed grain. So Mark ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/four soils for one seed.htm

The Birth of Saint George.
... ship could sail, till she reached the land; and, arriving in the neighbourhood of
Coventry, she hid herself in a thick wood, till she could pounce out on the ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter one the birth of.htm

Hillis -- God the Unwearied Guide
... What if sickness or death pounce upon a home as an eagle upon a dove, as wolves
upon lambs, or as brigands descend from the mountains upon sleeping herdsmen! ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume 10/hillis god the unwearied.htm

Lessons for Worship and for Work
... as they describe. What is the use of scraping wealth together when hungry
officials are 'watching' to pounce on it? How much better ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/lessons for worship and for.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A fine powder, as of sandarac, or cuttlefish bone, -- formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on manuscript.

2. (n.) Charcoal dust, or some other colored powder for making patterns through perforated designs, -- used by embroiderers, lace makers, etc.

3. (v. t.) To sprinkle or rub with pounce; as, to pounce paper, or a pattern.

4. (n.) The claw or talon of a bird of prey.

5. (n.) A punch or stamp.

6. (v. t.) Cloth worked in eyelet holes.

7. (v. t.) To strike or seize with the talons; to pierce, as with the talons.

8. (v. t.) To punch; to perforate; to stamp holes in, or dots on, by way of ornament.

9. (v. i.) To fall suddenly and seize with the claws; -- with on or upon; as, a hawk pounces upon a chicken. Also used figuratively.

Thesaurus
Pounce (2 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To sprinkle or rub with pounce; as, to pounce paper, or a pattern. 4.
(n.) The claw or talon of a bird of prey. ...Pounce (2 Occurrences). ...
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Pound (13 Occurrences)

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Poultry (1 Occurrence)

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Stoop (10 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend. 7. (vi) To come down
as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop. ...
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Pounded (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Pounce. 2. (imp. & pp) of Pound.
Multi-Version Concordance Pounded (3 Occurrences). 2 ...
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Bible Concordance
Pounce (2 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 15:19 Why then didn't you obey the voice of Yahweh, but took the spoils, and did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh?"
(See NIV)

Isaiah 33:4 And the goods taken in war will be got together like the massing of young locusts; men will be rushing on them like the rushing of locusts.
(See NIV)

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