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Daemon
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stoop

(verb) Debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way.

Synonyms: condescend, lower oneself

Usage: The neighborhood bully constantly shouts insults at the children, but they refuse to stoop to his level and instead choose to ignore his rude remarks.
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stoop
Definition: (verb) Debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way.
Synonyms: condescend, lower oneself
Usage: The neighborhood bully constantly shouts insults at the children, but they refuse to stoop to his level and instead choose to ignore his rude remarks.
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stoop (v.)
"bend forward," Old English stupian "to bow, bend," from Proto-Germanic *stup- (source also of Middle Dutch stupen "to bow, bend," Norwegian stupa "fall, drop"), from PIE *(s)teu- (1) "to push, stick, knock, beat" (see steep (adj.)). Figurative sense of "condescend," especially expressing a lowering of the moral self, is from 1570s. Sense of "swoop" is first recorded 1570s in falconry. Related: Stooped; stooping. The noun meaning "an act of stooping" is from c. 1300. Stoop-shouldered attested from 1773.
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Stoop means to lean your head and torso forward and down. If you're six feet tall and you tour a historical building, you'll have to stoop to get through the low doorways.
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Stoop comes from the same root as steep. You can stoop to clear a doorway, or stoop metaphorically, by lower your morals. If you used to be an honest garbageman but now haul "garbage" for the mafia, you have "stooped to their level." If you slouch and droop, you're stooping. When owls quickly descend on their prey, that's also called stooping. Stoop is also the term for the stairs leading up to a front entrance of a house.
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What is a stoop on a house?
In urban architecture, a stoop is a small staircase ending in a platform and leading to the entrance of an apartment building or other building.

What is a porch stoop?
Quite simply, a stoop is a staircase leading into the home. Though they're typically smaller than a deck, porch or patio, and don't serve as many purposes, stoops have their own charm. A stoop is usually built to access the front door, but you can also find stoops at side or back doors.

What is a door stoop?
noun. The definition of a stoop is a flat area at the front door of a house, often with steps below used for sitting. An example of a stoop is where a person could sit to talk to neighbors as they walked

What is a stooped posture?
Curved spine (Thoracic spine), Curved spine (Lumbar spine), Hunched or stooped posture, Joint pain. Bruising or discoloration, Hunched or stooped posture, Muscle cramps or spasms (painful), Pain or discomfort. Hunched or stooped posture, Pain or discomfort, Stiffness or decreased movement, Swelling.



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TheParser
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Daemon wrote:


The neighborhood bully constantly shouts insults at the children, but they refuse to stoop to his level and instead choose to ignore his rude remarks.



Left-wingers constantly shout insults at the President, but he is learning to refuse to stoop to their level and instead chooses to ignore their hypocritical remarks.
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stoop

Definition: (verb) Debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way.
Synonyms: condescend, lower oneself
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