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descend
used in The Hot Zone

6 uses
  • Monet and his friend continued deeper into the cave, descending a slope, until they came to a pillar that seemed to support the roof.
    p. 13.2
  • The Ngong Hills appear under the right wing, and the plane, now descending, passes over parkland dotted with zebra and giraffes.
    p. 21.3
  • The Buffalo descended, and the town of Bumba appeared, a rotting tropical port spread out along the Congo River.
    p. 123.7
  • They descend from the trees and take up positions in the water beside crab holes.
    p. 162.5
  • The road descends into the Rift, cutting across wrinkled knees of bluffs, until it hits bottom and unravels on a savanna dotted with acacia trees.
    p. 375.4
  • My lights failed to penetrate to the edges of the room, and the edges descended downward into darkness on all sides.
    p. 402.5

There are no more uses of "descend" in The Hot Zone.

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