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descend
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
descend the mountain
Definition
move or slope downward
  • ...is no other one but one now, one, going now, rising now, sailing now, leaving now, wheeling now, soaring now, away now, all the way now, all of all the way now; one and one is one, is one, is one, is one, is still one, is still one, is one descendingly, is one softly, is one longingly, is one kindly, is one happily, is one in goodness, is one to cherish, is one now on earth with elbows against the cut and slept-on branches of the pine tree with the smell of the pine boughs and the...
    Chapter 37 (40% in)
descendingly = in a manner that moves downward
There are no more uses of "descend" flagged with this meaning in For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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  • All forward traffic had been stalled at the control and there were only the descending trucks passing, passing and passing on their left as the motorcycle climbed fast and steadily now until it began to overtake the mounting traffic which had gone on ahead before the disaster at the control.
    Chapter 42 (12% in)
  • "At thee," the man said, "all the time that I descended the bolt.
    Chapter 3 (82% in)

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