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descend
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Dune
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  • The fat hand descended onto the globe, stopped the spinning.
  • We’re going to need at least five battalions of those people before the Sardaukar descend on us.
  • He turned to the stairs behind him, headed down to the big assembly room, trying to remain calm as he descended, to prepare his face for the coming encounter.
  • Paul shifted his own knife in a blurred motion, slipped sideways and thrust upward where Jamis’ chest was descending—then away to watch the man crumble.
  • He lifted his finger, pointed upward across the cliffs that Hawat and his men had descended.
  • The factory crawler turned, began to descend.

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

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