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 ascent ascent

noun

  • the act of changing location in an upward direction  ( ascending, ascension, ascent, rise )
    the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • a movement upward  ( ascension, ascent, rise, rising )
    a movement upward
     they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
    they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road)  ( acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade )
    an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
     the car couldn't make it up the rise
    the car couldn't make it up the rise


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