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pounce /pauns/
  • danh từ
    • móng (chim ăn thịt)
    • sự bổ nhào xuống vồ, sự vồ, sự chụp (mồi)
      • to make a pounce: bổ nhào xuống vồ, chụp
  • ngoại động từ
    • bổ nhào xuống vồ, vồ, chụp (mồi)
    • nội động từ (+ upon)
      • thình lình xông vào, tấn công thình lình, đâm bổ vào
      • (nghĩa bóng) vớ ngay lấy, vồ ngay lấy, chộp ngay lấy
        • to pounce upon someone's blunder: vớ ngay lấy sai lầm của ai, chộp ngay lấy sai lầm của ai
    • danh từ
      • mực bồ hóng trộn dầu
      • phấn than
      • ngoại động từ
        • phết (xoa) mực bồ hóng trộn dầu (lên giấy than...)
        • rập (hình vẽ) bằng phấn than
      Concise Dictionary
      +the act of pouncing
      +move down on as if in an attack
      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 Often, pounce on or upon. spring (on or upon), leap (at or on), swoop down (on or upon), fall upon, jump (at or on), strike, take by surprise or unawares, attack, ambush, Colloq mug:
      As I rounded the corner, three youths pounced on me, stole my bag, and ran off.
      2 spring, leap, swoop, jump:
      The cat was on the mantel shelf in a single pounce.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      + verb
      [V] ~ (on / upon sb/sth) to move suddenly forwards in order to attack or catch sb/sth: The lion crouched ready to pounce. + The muggers pounced on her as she got out of the car. + Owen pounced on the loose ball and scored.
      Phrasal Verbs: pounce on / upon sth to quickly notice sth that sb has said or done, especially in order to criticize it
      Synonym: SEIZE ON / UPON
      His comments were pounced upon by the press.

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