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descend
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Brave New World
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  • They descended into a thickening twilight.
  • Very slowly, "Oh, Ford, Ford, Ford," it said diminishingly and on a descending scale.
  • As they flew over the crematorium, the plane shot upwards on the column of hot air rising from the chimneys, only to fall as suddenly when it passed into the descending chill beyond.
  • Like locusts they came, hung poised, descended all around him on the heather.
  • This time it was on his shoulders that the whip descended.

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

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