A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
DESCENT
[noun]
1. the act, process, or fact of moving from a higher to a lower position. Synonyms: falling, sinking; fall, drop. 
2. a downward inclination or slope. Synonyms: decline, grade, declivity; slant. 
3. a passage or stairway leading down. 
4. derivation from an ancestor; lineage; extraction. Synonyms: ancestry, parentage, origin. 
5. any passing from higher to lower in degree or state; decline. Synonyms: decrease, drop, plunge, decline, lessening, contraction, downturn.
Etymology: Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French descente, derivative of descendre - to descend, modeled on such pairs as vente, vendre.

DESCENT

[noun]

1. the act, process, or fact of moving from a higher to a lower position. Synonyms: falling, sinking; fall, drop.

2. a downward inclination or slope. Synonyms: decline, grade, declivity; slant.

3. a passage or stairway leading down.

4. derivation from an ancestor; lineage; extraction. Synonyms: ancestry, parentage, origin.

5. any passing from higher to lower in degree or state; decline. Synonyms: decrease, drop, plunge, decline, lessening, contraction, downturn.

Etymology: Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French descente, derivative of descendre - to descend, modeled on such pairs as vente, vendre.

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