descent

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈsɛnt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈsɛnt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di sent)


descent
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Sense: A downward incline
Synonyms:
declivity, slope , drop , grade , inclination, fall , slide , plunge , downward slope, slip
Antonyms:
ascent, rise , upward incline, uphill, hill , climb
Sense: The act of descending
Synonyms:
drop , fall , falling, coming down, sinking , degradation, abasement, droop, cadence, debasement, slump , downfall , lapse , slide , subsiding, declination, swoop , plunge , dip , reduction , precipitation, landslide , tumble , decline , comedown, slipping, slip
Antonyms:
ascent, climb , rise , upswing, upturn, growth , recovery , rally , comeback
Sense: Lineal relationship
Synonyms:
extraction, origin , lineage, family , relationship , ancestry, genealogy, blood , bloodline, kin , parentage, breeding , heritage , race , stock , pedigree, line
Antonyms:
offspring , progeny, posterity, descendants, future generations
Sense: An invasion
Synonyms:
advance , incursion, assault , attack , invasion, ambush , raid
Antonyms:
defense , defensive, opposition, resistance

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