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ascend
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "A house-porter, no doubt; so then, the office is here," and he began ascending the stairs on the chance.
  • Drawing a breath, pressing his hand against his throbbing heart, and once more feeling for the axe and setting it straight, he began softly and cautiously ascending the stairs, listening every minute.

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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