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noun. ['dɪˈsɛnt'] properties attributable to your ancestry.
Rhymes with Descent
How do you pronounce descent?
Pronounce descent as dɪˈsɛnt.
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Sentences with descent
1. Noun, singular or mass
Continue upward until your chin is above the bar, then control your descent back to the original position.
Quotes about descent
1. Basia coquum,"Simon said. "Or whatever their motto is.""It's 'Descensus Averno facilis est.' 'The descent into hell is easy,"said Alec. "You just said "Kiss the cook.""Dammit,"said Simon. "I knew Jace was screwing with me.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls
2. Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.
- Franz Kafka
noun. ['dɪˈsɛnt'] a movement downward.
noun. ['dɪˈsɛnt'] the act of changing your location in a downward direction.
noun. ['dɪˈsɛnt'] a downward slope or bend.
noun. ['dɪˈsɛnt'] the descendants of one individual.
noun. ['dɪˈsɛnt'] the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors.