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Definitionmove or slope downward
come from a higher or prior level in a hierarchy — as a person from an ancestor
come or arrive — especially from above — such as night or darkness
- All forward traffic had been stalled at the control and there were only the descending trucks passing, passing and passing on their left as the motorcycle climbed fast and steadily now until it began to overtake the mounting traffic which had gone on ahead before the disaster at the control.Chapter 42 (12% in)
- "At thee," the man said, "all the time that I descended the bolt.Chapter 3 (82% in)
There are no more uses of "descend" in For Whom the Bell Tolls.
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