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descend
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
  • "Poisonwood," she added flatly, emphasizing the descending syllables as if she were equally tired of all three.
    Book 1 — Genesis (44% in)
  • I imagined Nancy descending a long iron staircase into the netherworld, and a man who waited for her at the bottom.
    Book 2 — Revelation (62% in)

There are no more uses of "descend" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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