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Synonyms for scend

rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave

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To "'scend," a climber must not just work with the rock but must also become absorbed by it.
But those who donned arnesses and safety gear to scend to those lofty heights came own with incredible, euphoric descriptions of the sights they had seen.
SCEND the 257 steps to the Whispering Gallery at St.
The Transcendent, as the roots of the word indicate--Latin: "trans," beyond; "scend," to go, as in "ascend" or "descend"--means "what goes beyond" the everyday experience of reality.
Every December 31 at midnight, millions of Americans watching TV see a lighted ball de scend from a tower high above New York City's Times Square to mark the beginning of the new year.
The doors are now going to be scend. Ladies, will you allow me to light a sigar?
FAR 91.175 says you can't de- scend below MDA without the required visibility (not an issue in this case), one of the required visual references (also not an issue with the runway in sight), and unless you can land with normal maneuvers (not an issue if the pilot can descend for landing before PATER).