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Move or fall downwards
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“In moments I descend to depths I would have assumed impossible without scuba gear.”
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Act in a shameful way that is far below one's usual standards
“He was scrupulous in refusing to descend to misrepresentation.”
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To decline or deteriorate in state
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“We must not descend to the depth of lawlessness for which the criminal was sentenced.”
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Make an unexpected visit to
“What is it about this time of the year that encourages normally passive shoppers, like husbands and brothers, suddenly to descend on the shops in search of all kinds of gifts?”
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Come from
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Come over
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To move or fall downwards
“The problem presents as anterior knee pain, which is worse after prolonged sitting with the knee flexed, or on climbing or descending stairs or slopes.”
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To move or fall to a lower level, pitch, etc
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“The docks are high over the black water, which slams against the retaining walls; stone steps descend, made slippery by seaweed.”
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Descend from a train, bus, or other form of transport
“She saw Leo descend from the local bus.”
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To be a blood relative of (a specified ancestor)
“The mouse and human genomes descended from a common ancestor some 75 million years ago.”
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(of an asset) To pass by inheritance, typically from parent to child
“Subject to her right of dower, the estate descended to his two sons.”
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Fall in a rush
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To come to rest after a descent from above
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To perform a glissade
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To drop or fall to, especially of an undesirable or notorious level or failure
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To cause a severe loss in the character, quality or dignity of
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Bend one's head or body forwards and downwards
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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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Climb quickly up or down by gripping with one's arms and legs
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To cover completely with water
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To draw to a close
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To lift and set down one's foot or one foot after the other
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