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used in Rose Red

4 uses
  • April and I descended the dark stairs, my sweet, loving child already telling me all about the "awful man who jumped from the ladder."
    7 — 1915-1916 (99% in)
  • John took his time responding, finally descending the Grand Stair in a slow procession that I am certain was intended both to make Douglas wait as well as to indicate John's regal attitude as concerns his former partner.
    6 — 1911-1915 (90% in)
  • Yet on this night the eyes I must have raised with the staff as I ran down the West Wing's second-story halls and flew down the Grand Stair, my feet barely lighting as I descended.
    8 — 1917 (24% in)
  • Here were sewing stands, pottery and a second set of stairs that, when descended, led directly into the back of the lesser closets in my husband's primary changing room.
    8 — 1917 (53% in)

There are no more uses of "descend" in Rose Red.

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