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synonyms for ascending

  • climb
  • escalate
  • lift off
  • move up
  • soar
  • take off
  • arise
  • float
  • fly
  • mount
  • rise
  • scale
  • sprout
  • tower
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antonyms for ascending

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • descend
  • drop
  • fall
  • slump
  • go down
  • lower
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How to use ascending in a sentence

Keeping it on your nightstand means your phone will never run out of charge in the middle of the night, and an ascending-volume alarm gently wakes you in the morning.
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The rays of the ascending sun were bright upon it: and the superb palace of the Spanish kings shone in its fullest splendour.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As the girl spoke, footsteps were heard ascending the creaky wooden stair.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
For some time previously he had been devoting himself more especially to ascending to as great a height as possible.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
On the way down-stairs Laidlaw and his little companion passed a tall gentleman and two ladies who were ascending.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
I prefer the principle of the ascending and descending scale, to such an amount of fixed duty.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Moreover, the passes in ascending the Andes and Cordillera can only be correctly imagined by experienced travellers.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In this case the sea end of the bar is descending and the land end ascending.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Up the tube vapours may be seen ascending at great speed, the whole appearing like a gigantic pillar of swiftly revolving smoke.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
A vigorous, frantic kick with both legs at once released him, and he felt himself slowly re-ascending to the surface.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO ASCENDING

  • ascendance
  • ascending
  • ascension
  • clambering
  • climb
  • climbing
  • lift
  • mounting
  • rise
  • rising
  • scaling
  • spring
  • take off
  • advancing
  • ascending
  • emerging
  • going up
  • growing
  • increasing
  • mounting
  • skyrocketing
  • soaring
  • spiraling
  • upsurging
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