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 Meanings and Examples of STOOP
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 v.  bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back
Classic Sentence: (176 in 12 pages)
1  She forgot every word of it, hung her head, and answered, "I don't know," so softly that John had to stoop down to catch the foolish little reply.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
2  She did not stoop towards me, but only gazed, leaning.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  She did not stoop towards me, but only gazed, leaning back in her chair.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  It almost seemed to me as if he must stoop down presently, to file at his leg.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
5  While I was copying the plain inscription for him at his request, I saw him stoop, and gather a tuft of grass from the grave and a little earth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 63. A VISITOR
6  In spite of his exaggerated stoop, and the emaciation that was so striking from his height, his movements were as rapid and abrupt as ever.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 31
7  To the waiting-woman will I not stoop.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  It was plain that he could have no serious views, no true attachment, by fixing himself in a situation which he must know she would never stoop to.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
9  His manner was brisk, and yet his general appearance gave an undue impression of age, for he had a slight forward stoop and a little bend of the knees as he walked.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  When she was below she fetched herself a chair, and set it before the barrel so that she had no need to stoop, and did not hurt her back or do herself any unexpected injury.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER ELSIE
11  When they had advanced about twenty yards, Danglars looked back and saw Fernand stoop, pick up the crumpled paper, and putting it into his pocket then rush out of the arbor towards Pillon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Conspiracy.
12  He longed to stoop his cheek and rub it against her scarf.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
13  She was fumbling at a door-knob which whirled in insulting circles; she was on the stoop, gasping, forcing air into her chest, her head clearing.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  He was about to stoop over her hand and kiss it, but with a rapid, almost brutal movement of her head, she intercepted his lips and met them with her own.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II
15  Bonacieux to stoop as he did toward the opening.
Get Context   In 18 LOVER AND HUSBAND
Example Sentence:
1  I won't stoop to argue with him.
2  The doorway was so low that he had to stoop.
3  We had to stoop to pass through the low entrance.
4  She found her head pressing against the ceiling, and had to stoop to save her neck from being broken.
5  We went tiptoeing along a path amongst the trees, stooping down so as the branches wouldn't scrape our heads.
6  She stooped low to look under the bed.
7  He stooped and put down his gun.
8  She stooped down to pick up the child.
9  Sophie stooped to throw another branch on the pile.