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go down

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be descended from

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  • originate from
  • derive from
  • spring from
  • proceed from
  • issue from
  • be a descendant of

descend on something or someone

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descend to something

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to move downward in response to gravity

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to slope downward

to have hereditary derivation

to bring oneself down to a lower level of behavior

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

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BOSTON -- As Microsoft(R) TechEd descends upon Boston, once again, the best and the brightest gather for the industry's most renowned event showcasing Microsoft technology.
Each summer a gang of greedy grasshoppers -- led by the menacing and manipulative Hopper -- descends upon the colony to demand a hefty portion of the ants' hard-earned harvest, and generally make life miserable for this peaceful community.
Each summer, a gang of greedy grasshoppers -- led by the menacing and manipulative Hopper -- descends upon the colony to demand a hefty portion of the ants' hard-earned harvest and generally makes life miserable for this peaceful community.