descending

[ UK /dɪsˈɛndɪŋ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈsɛndɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. coming down or downward
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How To Use descending In A Sentence

  • The snow relented and we were back to a rocky descending path.
  • Look, if you want a descending obligato, do it in the privacy of your own home away from us normal people.
  • If you hit him back, you'll only be descending to his level.
  • To neatly convey the choice of sizes in the case of such items as drawer pulls, the entire range might be lined up on the page in descending order.
  • And then there is the current reprehensible practice of offering only two minutes of news throughout the day, with five minutes condescendingly given at certain selected times.
  • Bena and her husband, a condescending, philandering doctor named Ted, arrive in Pueblo, Colo., in the midst of a drought, as well as the Depression. As The Pages Turn
  • Descending downstairs feels like entering a 1970s vision of decadence – all red and gold sequinned drapes, geometric railings and carpeted walls. 10 of the best music venues in London
  • To my knowledge, the patient relations office never discussed the matter with the surgeon -- I certainly never heard from him -- but I did receive a termination letter followed by a series of surprisingly rude and condescending letters from their risk management attorney after I pointed out that HIPPA promises patients will not be "penalized" for filing a privacy complaint. Genital Photos, HIPAA and the Media
  • And the Gospel of Mark would declare that on my im - mersion, the heavens opened and I saw "a spirit like a dove descending. The Gospel according to the Son
  • The draft reflects a similar innocence about how the media operate, while presuming to call shots and issue admonitions and injunctions in an often condescending way.
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