What is the opposite of descending?

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Adjective
Opposite of bending or hanging downward or forward
“The visuals of a long ascending stairwell lined with fans while Joba walks up the middle performing his verse is a very aesthetically pleasing one.”
Adjective
Opposite of that falls or fall
Adjective
Opposite of bending or hanging downward or forward
“The large upright stone also bears the marks of where new adze heads were ground and sharpened.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of moving downwards deliberately
“People continued to think of the climb to the top of Mount Everest as the greatest feat of human ability.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to move oneself downwards
“Those who ascend the summit of the mountain are rewarded with unparalleled views of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Rift Valleys.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to fall or dive downwards or to a lower level
“I knew the trees were full of the color of autumn, and the fog was waiting to rise to the skies.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to move or fall (at an angle) to a lower level, pitch, etc.
“They marked the border of the highlands and as if to underline this, the road began gradually to incline upwards.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to decrease in level, amount or value
“California's Central Valley could no longer be irrigated, and food prices would rise to unprecedented levels.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to decline or deteriorate in state
“We must overcome our weaknesses in order to unlock our potential.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to act in a shameful way that is far below one's usual standards
“It is time the people joined hands to rise above this pettiness, and set an example for the whole world to follow.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to make an unexpected, and typically aggressive, visit to a place
“A booming announcement was made, and everyone would quickly retreat from the pool.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to disembark or get off (a vehicle)
“We'll find the others and then we'll board the next train back to Italy.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to affect or come upon
“They chanted prayers and songs so that the evil spirits would leave his body and never return.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to originate from, especially by way of ancestry
“Solomon gives advice to his son, who would one day follow his father and become King.”
Verb
(of an asset) Opposite of present participle for to pass by inheritance, typically from parent to child
“The individual owner, of course, may in turn sell, give, or bequeath his property to any other individual or to the state.”
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