Ascension

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Synonyms for Ascension

Synonyms for Ascension

the act of rising or moving upward

the act of moving upward on or along

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Synonyms for Ascension

(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven

(New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection

(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon

the act of changing location in an upward direction

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Why, if a week should pass without some one telling me that I am doing easy work for big pay I would conclude that I might as well order my ascension robe `immediately and to onct.
When the Tuesday before the Ascension of our Lord came, he began to suffer still more in his health.
We have evidence that the barren island of Ascension aboriginally possessed under half-a-dozen flowering plants; yet many have become naturalised on it, as they have on New Zealand and on every other oceanic island which can be named.
Below some small masses of guano at Ascension, and on the Abrolhos Islets, I found certain stalactitic branching bodies, formed apparently in the same manner as the thin white coating on these rocks.
The soul's advances are not made by gradation, such as can be represented by motion in a straight line, but rather by ascension of state, such as can be represented by metamorphosis,--from the egg to the worm, from the worm to the fly.
One of Ascensions strengths lies within the puzzle element of the game.
PS3 Ascension is a prequel to the highly successful God of War series.
Although Ascension does bring us a different narrative and arguably this provides enough change to make it stand out from the other games, the truth is that Ascension, although very well made, doesn't surprise or shock us the same way other games in the series had done.