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descend
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
move or slope downward

or:

come from a higher or prior level in a hierarchy — as a person from an ancestor

or:

come or arrive — especially from above — such as night or darkness
  • SIX DAYS LATER responsibility descended upon Roscoe Brown with a weight far beyond anything he had ever felt.
    Chapters 28-29 (27% in)
  • They don't know it, but the wrath of the Lord is about to descend upon them.
    Chapters 56-57 (55% in)

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