ascending

[ uh-sen-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF ascending

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASCENDING

I soon began to climb the rigging of the brig, ascending to the mast-heads.

Take care how you go'—for they were now ascending the stairs.

"She was sort of snippy about it," Alice returned, ascending the stairs.

They were circling the white mountain, ascending its lower slope.

We perceived no light in descending or in ascending the staircase.

She was ascending a staircase, when she heard howlings which made her shiver to her very bones.

An impassioned mother, she had been ascending her calvary ever since her son's death.

The waiters, ascending to the upper rooms, caused the staircase to shake.

The gills are attached to the stem, ascending, rather distant.

The gills are attached, not broad, ascending, variegated with gray and black.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ASCENDING

upward

adjectivedirected up
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