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descend
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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1  —1 use as in:
thieves descended upon us
Definition
to come or arrive — especially suddenly or from above or as an attack
  • A blight seemed to have descended on her.
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (5% in)
descended = come
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  • Josie descended from her perch, flushed with victory, and darted a defiant glance at Anne.
    Chapter 23 — Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor (20% in)
  • Leaving this Parthian shaft to rankle in Anne's stormy bosom, Marilla descended to the kitchen, grievously troubled in mind and vexed in soul.
    Chapter 9 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Properly Horrified (98% in)
  • Anne accordingly went to bed and slept so long and soundly that it was well on in the white and rosy winter afternoon when she awoke and descended to the kitchen where Marilla, who had arrived home in the meantime, was sitting knitting.
    Chapter 18 — Anne to the Rescue (71% in)

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