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descend

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1 to lead or extend downward
  • The pathway descends to the river bank.
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2 to become worse or of less value
  • The order of the classroom descended into chaos when the teacher left the room.
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go to pot, go to seed (or run to seed)

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3 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • Leaves slowly descended from the branches in the gentle autumn wind.
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4 to come down from something (as a vehicle)
  • The driver descended from the truck's cab.
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