II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

IV. MOTION

4. Motion with reference to direction

[Motion upwards] Ascent.

[Antonyms: descent.]

[Nouns] ascent, ascension; rising [more]; acclivity, hill [more]; flight of steps, flight of stairs; ladder.

rocket, lark; sky rocket, sky lark; Alpine Club.

[Verbs] ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; aspire.

climb, clamber, ramp, scramble, escalade, surmount; scale, scale the heights.

go aloft, fly aloft; tower, soar, take off, spring up; hover, spire, plane, swim, float, surge; leap [more].

[Adjectives] rising scandent, buoyant; supernatant, superfluitant; excelsior.

[Adverbs] uphill.

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