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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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Audiences typically respond with derision to the final freeze-frame of Malkovich's traumatized moue; but stick through the end credits, and Papas's lovely a capella returns briefly as both a benediction and a reminder that, for Oliveira, art and culture continue to exist, and to offer solace, even as the noite escura of a new Dark Age descends upon us.
That is the root cause of the Chosin metaphysic that drives the Theology of Crime; and whenever and wherever it transcends itself to others, it descends upon them with its terror.
CHRISTMAS cheer will come early to Longwood residents as the festive feeling descends upon the Mechanic's Hall.