What is the opposite of climb?

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Opposite of to physically scale something to get to its top
“I descend to greet my public at 11 pm and am able to scrutinize at least six different chins and sets of grinning teeth at close quarters.”
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Opposite of to elevate or gain in altitude
“Skydivers would plunge thousands of feet before pulling the ripcord to release their canopies.”
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(of a road or track) Opposite of to slope upwards
“The ridge runs level with the high ground of Russell's Top only for the first fifty yards of its northwesterly course before it starts to drop gradually down.”
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Opposite of to develop or increase in amount, value or degree
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“It may be noted that experts predict oil prices to fall further in upcoming days as there are chances of a further correction in crude global crude oil price.”
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Opposite of to get to a location by any means of motion
“Please stand still for a moment while I take your measurements.”
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Opposite of to mount or board a vehicle or vessel
“I noticed on the digital platform guide that I could actually alight the train here and board the Cleethorpes bound.”
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Opposite of to be or cause to be at an angle
Noun
Opposite of an act of climbing or hiking up a mountain, hill, or elevated structure
“As he began his descent, he took one more look at the summit he just conquered.”
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Opposite of an act or instance of elevating or rising above ground or into the air
“We thought longingly of a plunge into the cool waters of the creek since the dry chaff and dust worked its way into our clothes and stuck to our sweaty skin.”
Noun
Opposite of a gradual increase in something
“To tell the truth, this decrescendo of applause, at the third movement of your Symphony, surprises me greatly.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or process of making an aircraft airborne
Noun
Opposite of a gradient or slope
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