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as·cend

(ə-sĕnd′)

v. as·cend·ed, as·cend·ing, as·cends
v.intr.

1. To go or move upward; rise: The balloon ascended into the clouds.
2. To slope upward: The trail ascends to an outcrop overlooking the valley.
3. To rise from a lower level or station; advance: ascended from poverty to great wealth; ascend to the throne.
4. To go back in time or upward in genealogical succession.
v.tr.

1. To move upward upon or along; climb: ascended the mountain.
2. To slope upward toward or along: The road ascends the ridge.
3. To succeed to; occupy: ascended the throne upon the death of her father.

[Middle English ascenden, from Old French ascendre, from Latin ascendere : ad-, ad- + scandere, to climb; see skand- in Indo-European roots.]

as·cend′a·ble, as·cend′i·ble adj.
Always thought it was a pretty word. It reminds me of angels and their flight into Heaven…. So now it’s your turn. Give me 500 words wherever this may take you. Tag your response RMMW Wednesday or better yet, pingback by linking this post. Share your vision.
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