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He has cherished watching his former quarterback ascend as a coach.
Heli pilots often like to ascend mountains like a ski tourer going uphill, weaving their way back and forth across the terrain.
They ascend high into a layer of the atmosphere called the stratosphere.
The lines moved slow—normally eight people fit onto the gondola, but under the new policies there was no mixing between groups, so often times the gondola ascends with just one or two passengers.
Seeing the company's rocket drop from an aircraft last weekend and ascend into orbit on just its second attempt was darn impressive.
Graham ascended to become a top-100 recruit and signed with the Terps in the 2021 class.
He was hoping to change government from the inside, ascending to the top office just to get close enough to confront the real power brokers of the world, a shadowy group called The Patriots.
Now, in a new study, researchers put the snakes’ skills to the test with large smooth poles, which are notoriously difficult to ascend.
After crawling came walking, and now it appears, the youngster has gone even beyond that, ascending, as is often done in Washington, to higher places.
When the multiply bankrupt reality-TV star ascended to office in the guise of a straight-talking financial genius, sales of “1984” increased by 9,500 percent.

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