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descends

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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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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“Descends.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/descends. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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