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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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descend
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • Harry, Ron, and Hermione descended Professor Trelawney’s ladder and the winding stair in silence,
  • I find that descending too often into the hustle and bustle of the main school clouds my Inner Eye.
  • One by one, wizards and witches in dressing gowns and slippers descended from the upper floors to leave the bus.
  • As though in answer to his question, the trapdoor suddenly opened, and a silvery ladder descended right at Harry’s feet.
  • "Come on, Alicia!" yelled Lee into the silence that had descended on the crowd.
  • Next came Professor Snape, drifting creepily along, his toes hitting each stair as they descended, held up by his own wand, which was being pointed at him by Sirius.

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

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