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descending

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bending downward or forward
  • with descending heads the mourners made their way to the burial site
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descending

verb , present participle of descend

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1 to lead or extend downward
  • the pathway descends to the river bank
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3 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • leaves slowly descended from the branches in the gentle autumn wind
  • wait for the elevator to descend
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4 to come down from something (as a vehicle)
  • the driver descended from the truck's cab, dreading to see what he had hit
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