scend

VERB
  1. rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
    the boats surged
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How To Use scend In A Sentence

  • The aircraft descended into a wetland area and had since been forgotten about as it sank below the surface. Times, Sunday Times
  • The lower opening is formed by the twelfth thoracic vertebra behind, by the eleventh and twelfth ribs at the sides, and in front by the cartilages of the tenth, ninth, eighth, and seventh ribs, which ascend on either side and form an angle, the subcostal angle, into the apex of which the xiphoid process projects. II. Osteology. 4. The Thorax
  • Hesher (Director: Spencer Susser; Screenwriters: Spencer Susser and David Michod; Story by Brian Charles Frank) — A mysterious, anarchical trickster descends on the lives of a family struggling to deal with a painful loss. Sundance 2010 Competition Lineup Arrives, And Here Are Some Highlights » MTV Movies Blog
  • CANON LXXXI: We have said that a Bishop, or a Presbyter must not descend himself into public offices, but must attend to ecclesiastical needs.
  • The snow relented and we were back to a rocky descending path.
  • It is an Extended Family Tree - showing all the collateral branches of a family, i.e. all the descendants.
  • Look, if you want a descending obligato, do it in the privacy of your own home away from us normal people.
  • La transcendance de l'égo: esquisse d'une description phénoménologique. Jean-Paul Sartre - Bibliography
  • What links the eyes of these three coffins, beside the fact that all are painted, is that the inner canthus--the corner of the eye near the nose--descends abruptly and abuts the upper lid, giving them an East Asian appearance. Archive 2008-03-01
  • Enough to raise themselves to the same level of transcendence.
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