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descend
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • At first we saw nothing but a kudzu-covered front porch, but a closer inspection revealed an arc of water descending from the leaves and splashing in the yellow circle of the street light, some ten feet from source to earth, it seemed to us.
    p.68.2
  • The remainder of the afternoon went by in the gentle gloom that descends when relatives appear, but was dispelled when we heard a car turn in the driveway.
    p.171.2

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

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