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descend
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The Hobbit
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  • Some say that he is a bear descended from the great and ancient bears of the mountains that lived there before the giants came.
  • For most of them (together with their scattered relations in the hills and mountains) were descended from the ancient tribes that never went to Faerie in the West.
  • Others say that he is a man descended from the first men who lived before Smaug or the other dragons came into this part of the world, and before the goblins came into the hills out of the North.

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

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