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verb as in go up

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After a couple of hours of gradual ascending, the guides stop us for lunch next to a massive plate of buckling slick rock.

Every year, several free divers die from shallow water blackout, a condition that occurs when someone ascends from a deep dive but doesn’t quite make it to the surface, resulting in a lack of oxygen to the brain.

He had been a Gold Glove finalist who finished sixth in Rookie of the Year voting, a sign that he may ascend up the order and meet the hype of his arrival.

Fast-forward to 1980, when Ronald Reagan became America’s first divorced person to ascend to the presidency.

The path appeared to ascend into infinity, like the Penrose stairs.

Historically, education was one way the middle and working classes, and even the poor, ascended the class ladder.

Weaving through glacial debris, he ascended a thousand feet into the snowline, followed by two Hunzas.

But as the Ugg ascended to mainstream popularity, they were simultaneously shunned by fashion types.

Now that fear of the mob has ascended to the most venerable circle of criticism.

Prince Nayif ascended to become Crown Prince last October when his brother Prince Sultan passed away.

The Comet started on her first trip up the Arkansas, being the first steam boat that ascended that river.

Through what ages has that declaration, not to be denied, ascended to cold and cruel skies?

The sun had risen, when the equipage that contained Louis de Montemar, ascended the mountainous heights of the Guadarama.

The circle of men gradually closed in and ascended the hill pretty near to each other.

When he ascended the throne, his friend presented him a turnip of extraordinary size.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ascended, such as: take off, escalate, climb, soar, fly, and rise.

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