descend upon

[ dih-send ]SEE DEFINITION OF descend upon

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESCEND UPON

One hand extended outward and began to descend upon his head.

Even as they watched it, the sky seemed to descend upon the crest and to melt it.

The body and the blood of a God were about to descend upon the altar.

By way of warning, God allowed no inspiration to descend upon him for some days.

You know Elfreda said Emma might descend upon us when we least expected her.

The vogue for antiques hadn't got started yet; that was to descend upon us later on.

Power is supposed to descend upon the dancer as he proceeds.

But my clemency is always ready to descend upon the vanquished.

Jacques groans, and imprecates—sleep to descend upon his friend.

A bird of prey hovers near, ready to descend upon the carcase.

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