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ascend

verb

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to move or extend upward
  • the path ascended so steeply at one point that we had to scramble up on our hands and knees

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The first known use of ascend was in the 14th century

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“Ascend.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ascend. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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