descent [dih-sent] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||abasement, anticlimax, cadence, comedown, debasement, decadence, decline, degradation, discomfiture, down, downcome, downfall, lapse, pathos, slump|
|Concept:||[Motion downwards] Descent.|
|Category:||4. Motion with reference to direction|
descent, descension, declension, declination; fall; falling: slump; drop, plunge, plummet, cadence; subsidence, collapse, lapse; downfall, tumble, slip, tilt, trip, lurch; cropper, culbute; titubation, stumble; fate of Icarus., avalanche, debacle, landslip, landslide., declivity, dip, hill.
descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, settle; plunge, plummet, crash; decline, set, sink, droop, come down a peg; slump., dismount, alight, light, get down; swoop; stoop; fall prostrate, precipitate oneself; let fall., tumble, trip, stumble, titubate, lurch, pitch, swag, topple, topple over, tumble over, topple down, tumble down; tilt, sprawl, plump down, come down a cropper.
descending; descendent; decurrent, decursive; labent, deciduous; nodding to its fall.
the bottom fell out.
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