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ascents

noun , plural of ascent

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1 the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • our plane broke through some heavy low clouds during its ascent and leveled off once we were above them
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2 an upward slope
  • we'd reached the final ascent of the trail to the summit
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3 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
  • his long, gradual ascent into the ranks of management
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