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Except for their sad errand, both Felipe and Aunt Ri would have experienced a keen delight in this ascent.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
One bookseller's shop, where books are extravagantly dear, exists in the low town, and one other in the ascent to the upper.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
It is, in fact, watery vapour drawn from the air next the surface of the ocean, and condensed in its ascent through the tube.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
In its ascent the air is cooled, rarefied, and to a great extent deprived of its moisture.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
My daughter is rather a good mountaineer, and Miss Stirling is just as anxious to make the ascent.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
The ascent is not difficult, and the magnificence of the panorama that meets the eyes is beyond description.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
About half-way up the ascent they came to a semicircular projection which encroached somewhat on the footway.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
It was reached by an imperceptible ascent, and, owing to its position, commanded the immense and grand landscape.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Nature is in ceaseless progress, the universe is a perpetual growth, ascent is the supreme law.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Soon the balloon, taking an oblique ascent, hovered over the darkened landscape, and the paling lights also disappeared.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASCENT

  • acclivity
  • approach
  • ascent
  • cant
  • declivity
  • descent
  • dip
  • grade
  • gradient
  • inclination
  • lean
  • leaning
  • plane
  • ramp
  • rise
  • slant
  • tilt
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