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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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ascend
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Consequently, he was the first to ascend the silver ladder that led to Sybill Trelawney’s classroom when the bell rang.
  • The grilles slid shut with a crash and the lift ascended slowly, chains rattling, while the same cool female voice Harry had heard in the telephone box rang out again.
  • ’Well, we were always going to fail that one,’ said Ron gloomily as they ascended the marble staircase.
  • And it had been Seamus’s very first meeting… and Neville had been getting so good… ’Fizzing Whizzbee,’ sang Umbridge; the stone gargoyle jumped aside, the wall behind split open, and they ascended the moving stone staircase.

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

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