Both Uses of
The Princess Bride
- So this terrifying ascension was most difficult for him, perched as he was on the neck of the giant.†
- A few feet of ascension was possible if you kicked wildly, but no more.†
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(ascension as in: ascension to the throne) More commonly, when not capitalized, ascension refers to any movement upward--literal or figurative.