Sentence for descent | Use descent in a sentence

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  • Chillon led the descent. (10)
  • And you are by descent illustrious. (10)
  • She delayed her descent from her chamber. (10)
  • The long descent from the stand gave him time. (8)
  • The descent from that was naturally to melancholy. (10)
  • The descent from an altitude of fifty to five per cent. (10)
  • Tears and shrieks accompany the descent of the gastronome. (10)
  • To-day the Canadians who can trace their descent from the U.E.L. (19)
  • The descent was very nasty; there was a particularly bad traverse. (8)
  • A suspicious ring of an adjective drops us on a sickening descent. (10)
  • You are no foundling in the body; your bourgeois descent is clear. (12)
  • The whole descent is like a dream to me, so rapidly was it accomplished. (2)
  • Nothing was uttered throughout the long mountings and descent of stairs. (10)
  • Hesitating just a moment, she finished her descent, and put her fingers in his. (8)
  • They perished together, but which one sublimely relished the headlong descent? (10)
  • He and the Colonel went before, and helped the ladies down the difficult descent. (9)
  • There were two cloaked figures at different points in the descent of the stairs. (10)
  • Many a foot that has gone up there lightly enough, has been dead-heavy in the descent. (2)
  • And, twisting the cord carefully round the branch, he began to superintend her descent. (8)
  • In truth, I am so utterly wearied, I could pray for the diversion of a descent of rain. (10)
  • Mind and heart must be wide open to excuse her sheer descent from the pure ideal of man. (10)
  • Some of them touched him on the face and hands, then fell away, continuing their descent. (1)
  • Nataly drew Colney Durance with her eyes to step beside her, on the descent to the terrace. (10)
  • On his descent to the farther side, he was to spy directly below in the flat for Tourdestelle. (10)
  • Adela mildly questioned, after informing her that she missed family prayer by her late descent. (10)
  • Her speaking of the words renewed an oppression, that had darkened her on the descent of stairs. (10)
  • She did not refuse her hand on the descent, and he let it escape the moment the service was done. (10)
  • This lasted a full hour, when the Genie paused a second, and made a sheer descent into the earth. (10)
  • And he was like one that slideth down a hill and can arrest his descent with a foot, yet faileth that freewill. (10)
  • It was in this illogical spirit of economy that Basil invited his family to the descent; but Isabel shook her head. (9)
  • Cecil accompanied his descent of the steps with the humming of an opera melody: Beauchamp tripped into the hall-passage. (10)
  • He will also make as determined a swift descent upon the man of his wilful choice, whom we cannot distinguish as a true one. (10)
  • They rushed out of the train together, and after a wild descent upon the cigar-counter of the restaurant, Harte rushed back to his car. (9)
  • Swiftly therefore shall her post-boy drive through the village, amid the gaze of Sunday groups, and speedy shall be her descent from it. (4)
  • Edmund had descended from that moral elevation which he had maintained before, and they were both as much the better as the happier for the descent. (4)
  • Carlo continued standing, while his eyes examined restlessly the slopes just surmounted by them, and occasionally the deep descent over the green-glowing Orta Lake. (10)

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