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ascend
used in Frankenstein

9 uses
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Definition to move or slope upward
  • We ascended into my room, and the servant presently brought breakfast; but I was unable to contain myself.
    Chapter 5 (68% in)
  • They ascend into the heavens; they have discovered how the blood circulates, and the nature of the air we breathe.
    Chapter 3 (75% in)
  • The storm appeared to approach rapidly, and, on landing, I ascended a low hill, that I might observe its progress.
    Chapter 7 (43% in)
  • Still, as I ascended higher, the valley assumed a more magnificent and astonishing character.
    Chapter 9 (81% in)
  • I passed the bridge of Pelissier, where the ravine, which the river forms, opened before me, and I began to ascend the mountain that overhangs it.
    Chapter 9 (86% in)
  • My mule was brought to the door, and I resolved to ascend to the summit of Montanvert.
    Chapter 10 (15% in)
  • The path, as you ascend higher, is intersected by ravines of snow, down which stones continually roll from above; one of them is particularly dangerous, as the slightest sound, such as even speaking in a loud voice, produces a concussion of air sufficient to draw destruction upon the head of the speaker.
    Chapter 10 (23% in)
  • We crossed the ice, therefore, and ascended the opposite rock.
    Chapter 10 (98% in)
  • I shall ascend my funeral pile triumphantly and exult in the agony of the torturing flames.
    Chapter 24 (99% in)

There are no more uses of "ascend" in Frankenstein.

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