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ascending

adjective

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as in soaring, ascendant

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ascending

verb
present participle of ascend

Synonyms & Antonyms of ascending (Entry 2 of 2)

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 ascending was in 1581

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“Ascending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ascending. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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