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descend
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • A sense of complete helplessness had descended upon him.
  • Hurriedly, lest he should have time to become frightened, he descended the steps and crossed the narrow street.
  • Again the feeling of helplessness descended upon Winston.

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  • We saw the rocket descend.
  • The path descends to the bottom of the mountain.

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