soar upwards

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v soar upwards rise rapidly "the dollar soared against the yen"
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Usage

In literature:

Her clean soaring perpendiculars call the eye upward.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
For wages climb upward with leaden feet, my friend, when prices soar with eagle wings.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
The other bird had flown off at the first alarm, and the whole band were soon soaring far upward into the blue heavens.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
Then it sprang upwards and soared swiftly into the sky.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
No sooner, however, did the maiden loosen the hawk from off her wrist than it soared upward toward the bright blue sky.
"Stories of Siegfried" by Mary MacGregor
At the same time, and with a lighter wing than ever, the swallow soared upward to lead the way.
"Laboulaye's Fairy Book" by Various
Hester could distinguish Erma's loud, clear notes which soared upward like a bird and floated over all.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
Leaving the warm glow of his camp-fire, he soared upward into the violet night.
"The Trimming of Goosie" by James Hopper
A spiral flight upwards was begun; in ever-narrowing circles they climbed, bid fair to soar.
"The Spanish Jade" by Maurice Hewlett
She is always soaring upwards, which is so beautiful.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
I found us soaring upward, horribly tilted.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
He soared upward, suddenly, and his plane dwindled as it went toward the Golden City.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
These towers sprang upward in clean-soaring curves toward the sky.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He soared upward to the throne of the universal Parent, knelt, and implored grace for his friend.
"Black Forest Village Stories" by Berthold Auerbach
Gripping the writhing Amazon with his beak and his clawed feet, the dakta flapped his great wings and soared upward again.
"The Golden Amazons of Venus" by John Murray Reynolds
Stark turned his head, drawn inevitably to look toward the cliffs above Kushat, soaring upward to blot out half the sky.
"Black Amazon of Mars" by Leigh Brackett
Like the meadowlark again, the vesper sparrow occasionally sings as it soars upward from its grassy home.
"Bird Neighbors" by Neltje Blanchan
Away, and away, we soared upwards and sped onwards; how far, and how long, I marked not.
"Mathieu Ropars: et cetera" by William Young
The second soars ecstatically upward.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
I trust that thou has flown abroad, and soared upward to the seventh heaven.
"Love Letters of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Volume 2 of 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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In poetry:

But lo! a sudden voice came, as is heard
The far, faint thunder's roar,
Crying—"O thou whose soul is never stirr'd
To take the upward soar
"In Tempe" by Alexander Anderson
She gripped the poet to her breast,
And ever, upward soaring,
Earth seemed a new moon in the west,
And then one light among the rest
Where squadrons lie at mooring.
"Gold Egg: A Dream-Fantasy" by James Russell Lowell
Flowers, upright as the ecstasies
And ardours of white spirits pure,
With branches springing fountain-wise,
Burst upward, and by impulse sure
To their own soaring splendour rise.
"The Gardens" by Emile Verhaeren
Oh, wondrous beauty of the morning skies!
Oh, wide green fields with beady dew impearled!
The lark soars upward, singing as she flies,
Oh, wave of free, swift wings, oh, happy world!
"The Story Of Gladys" by Marietta Holley
Today is a soaring; and summit and steeple
And smoke form the clearing discover the sky.**
Uncover the sky for us, upward-bound-skylark-
The song will remain though the singer must die.
"Nothing Grows Old" by Phoebe Hesketh
"My child thou'rt not alone,
I love thee, hear thy moan,
But winds that fret thee only causeth thee
To more securely stand,
More firmly clasp my hand,
And soaring upward, closer cling to me."
"Comfort" by Marietta Holley