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ascend
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to move or slope upward
  • Something strangely powerful there was in the light of Stephen's long gaze, for it made Maggie's face turn toward it and look upward at it, slowly, like a flower at the ascending brightness.
    6.10 -- Book 6 Chapter 10 -- The Spell Seems Broken (44% in)

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