What is the opposite of ascent?

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Noun
Opposite of an instance of rising or moving up through the air
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Opposite of an upward slope or path that one may walk or climb
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Opposite of a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
Noun
Opposite of becoming rich having previously been poor
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Opposite of a difference in level or sideways position between the two ends or sides of a thing
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Opposite of a difficult or hurried clamber up or over something
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Opposite of an increase in physical elevation
“The blimp would gradually deflate, and its descent back to the ground was inevitable.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or process of making an aircraft airborne
Noun
Opposite of a sudden dramatic rise in amount, price, or value
Verb
Opposite of to set or cause to be at an angle
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