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Bending downward or forward
“… with descending heads the mourners made their way to the burial site.”
Present participle for move or fall downwards
“In moments I descend to depths I would have assumed impossible without scuba gear.”
Present participle for act in a shameful way that is far below one's usual standards
“He was scrupulous in refusing to descend to misrepresentation.”
Present participle for to become worse or of less value
“We must not descend to the depth of lawlessness for which the criminal was sentenced.”
Present participle for 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?”
Present participle for trace ancestry from; be passed or handed down
“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.”
Present participle for to move or fall to a lower level, pitch, etc
“The docks are high over the black water, which slams against the retaining walls; stone steps descend, made slippery by seaweed.”
“She saw Leo descend from the local bus.”
“The mouse and human genomes descended from a common ancestor some 75 million years ago.”
“Subject to her right of dower, the estate descended to his two sons.”
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