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descending

dis en ding

  • v  move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  • v  come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
  • v  do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
  • v  come as if by falling
  • a  coming down or downward

  • Indeed, on two occasionsOctober 1973 and May 1992with Thailand descending into chaos, the King, armed only with his moral authority, intervened to end bloodshed.
  • In fact, with his newest book, A Feast for Crows (Bantam; 784 pages), currently descending on bookstores and ascending best-seller lists, this is as good a time as any to proclaim .
  • Kentuck continues to grow in popularity after nearly 40 years, with tens of thousands of visitors descending on the October festival to eat, buy art and listen to blues, bluegrass .
News & Articles

  • Reviews Of 3 Disarming, Experimental And Hilariously Cornball Shows At Hollywood Fringe Fest
    The annual Hollywood Fringe Festival is back in its fourth edition with around 200 shows running day and night in over 20 theater venues, all in one neighborhood, through the end of the month. On Thursday we posted our thoughts on six offerings we saw earlier in the week. Here's how we liked four more randomly selected shows we've seen since then, listed in roughly descending order of ...
    June 15, 2013 - LAist
  • EUR/GBP back above 0.8500
    FXstreet.com (London) - EUR/GBP had dipped beneath the descending channel signaling that there... For more information, read our latest forex news.
    June 14, 2013 - The Forex Market
  • Bike Skills 201 - Climbing + Descending Skills - Sponsored by Jan Medina Real Estate
    Bike Skills 201 -- Climbing + Descending Skills sponsored by Jan Medina Real Estate --[if gte mso 9] 0 0 1 11 68 Velo Girls 1 1 78 14.0 [endif]-- Bike Skills 201 is a continuation of what you’ve learned in Bike Skills 101. In this 4-hour co-ed clinic, we’ll teach you how to climb like a pro – seated climbs, standing climbs, short climbs, steep climbs, extended climbs. And then, we’ll teach you ...
    June 13, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
Quotes

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in CBC.ca
    They're doing what they always do, descending on Congress, using every bit of influence they have to maintain the status quo that has maximized their profits at the expense of American consumers, despite the fact that recently a whole bunch of... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Los Angeles Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-obama-regulation10-2009oct10,0,2185841.story&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGidEhS5jhFtpxUmtHkTNwVhEiwvA Oct 9, 2009 26785 35556 descending A new information curtain is descending over much of the world," said Clinton.
  • Hun Sen in International Herald Tribune
    Hun Sen said the plane was flying in a heavy rainstorm and there was a "high probability it may have crashed into a mountain as it was descending to land."

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