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ascension

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the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • her ascension from the freshman to the varsity team was evidence of how much she had improved in one season

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“Ascension.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ascension. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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