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Oxford dictionary definition of the word pounce:
(of an animal or bird of prey) spring or swoop suddenly so as to catch prey:
as he watched, a mink pounced on the vole
(of a person) spring forward suddenly so as to attack or seize someone or something:
the gang pounced on him and knocked him to the ground
notice and take swift advantage of a mistake or sign of weakness:
the paper pounced on her admission that she is still a member of CND
1a sudden swoop or spring.
2 archaic a bird’s claw.
late Middle English (as a noun denoting a tool for stamping or punching): origin obscure, perhaps from puncheon1. The noun sense ‘a bird’s claw’ arose in the late 15th century and gave rise to the verb (late 17th century)