descender


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Words related to descender

someone who descends

a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters

(printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters

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Tal como a acusacao de descender do povo deicida pesava sobre os cristaos-novos, para os quais, por exemplo, durante muito tempo era negada a eucaristia em caso de pena de morte, assim a inferioridade social de africanos e amerindios encontrava confirmacao na invencao de mitos e lendas, a saber, a maldicao dos descendentes de Caim, no caso dos primeiros, e a atribuicao de um feroz canibalismo endemico, em uma permanente violacao da lei natural para os segundos.
Another river begins, after an interval, from the descender of the same p, leading the eye down the other side of the Pass through St.
Al tomar Deborah conciencia de su diferencia respecto a sus mayores, se lleva a cabo su formacion sobre lo que significa descender de inmigrantes judios.
Activities will include skiing, archery, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, zip wire & fan descender.
How can one identify a type or the different parts of a letterform (ascender, descender, ball terminal, etc.
Escrito en verso libre o suelto, facilita con ello la libre distribucion de periodos y subir o descender de tono aproximandose a la prosa.
Depp as the Mad Hatter Bonham Carter as the Red Queen & (below) Hathaway as White Queen Return descender.
Once the upper, middle and lower lines have been placed, the character will be heuristically categorized into either an ascender, a descender or neither.
The powerfan is a parachute descender which sends volunteers hurtling towards the ground before slowing down their speed.
FOR KIDS: In conjunction with PGL, Pontin's runs a range of activities bookable in advance at a small extra cost: quad bikes, zip wire, abseiling, climbing, snorkeling, archery, KMX karts, trampolining, additional facilities include a Fan Descender and Trapeze at Southport; 3G swing at Prestatyn Sands and High Ropes at Brean Sands.
50) Padilla, 1644, 53: "mejor es ser Nobles, que descender de Nobles.
Criticando profundamente essa teoria, Plotino confere a estetica um novo sentido do qual vai descender o mundo corporeo.
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It is not very likely that there is a centre, a hill is a hill and no hill is contained in a pink tender descender.
Or carry a Tree Descender, a system developed by Steve Jones for Summit, which is an emergency rope that provides you with a step to stand on, relieving pressure from the harness.