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descend
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Raskolnikov continued descending the staircase in silence.
  • He rushed to the door, listened, caught up his hat and began to descend his thirteen steps cautiously, noiselessly, like a cat.
  • He was just descending the last steps when he heard rapid footsteps behind him.
  • "I don’t know what to wish you," said Raskolnikov, who had begun to descend the stairs, but looked back again.
  • "He’s a political conspirator, there’s not a doubt about it," Razumihin decided, as he slowly descended the stairs.

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

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