Originally, it denoted bird claws,
now it labels a sudden attacks. What one-syllable word is it?
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The word pounce means "to suddenly seize." It derives from the
Middle English pownse , hawk's claws. Note: in
falconry, the talon is the heel claw and the other claws are called
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