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de·scend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descending(a)adjective

    coming down or downward

Webster Dictionary

  1. Descending

    of Descend

  2. Descendingadjective

    of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards

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  1. Descending

    Descending is a live album by Psychic TV. The album was recorded live in Rouen, France at the "Exo 7" on June 01, 1984. Initial copies came with an oversized booklet. Later copies came in a jewel-case with standard booklet and were limited to 5000 numbered copies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of descending in a Sentence

  1. Edward Fine:

    The woman who gave me the wet paper towel as we descended the stairs and which I later used to breathe through; the firefighters who were ascending the stairs as we were descending; the Catholic priest who put his hand on my shoulder and prayed for us as we lay on the street being covered by dust and debris, then there was the bus driver who took us uptown… those people all come to my mind.

  2. Philo Judaeus:

    The air is full of souls those who are nearest to earth descending to be tied to mortal bodies return to other bodies, desiring to live in them.

  3. Ken Hasegawa:

    Oil prices may soften if there is an increase in stocks in the U.S. - we can expect a continued increase of inventories, brent and WTI continue to trend sideways, with WTI facing more volatility. Brent has been descending for the past few days and we believe that it is hovering near a support level.

  4. Artyom Nazarov:

    To live in a country that is descending into an abyss of absurdity and fear is much more frightening than what happened to me or could happen there (on Sunday).

  5. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Our behavior affects the number of cases, they are not descending on us from heaven.

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