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v. i. - To pass from a higher to a lower place; to move downwards; to come or go down in any way, as by falling, flowing, walking, etc.; to plunge; to fall; to incline downward; -- the opposite of ascend. 2
v. i. - To enter mentally; to retire. 2
v. i. - To make an attack, or incursion, as if from a vantage ground; to come suddenly and with violence; -- with on or upon. 2
v. i. - To come down to a lower, less fortunate, humbler, less virtuous, or worse, state or station; to lower or abase one's self; as, he descended from his high estate. 2
v. i. - To pass from the more general or important to the particular or less important matters to be considered. 2
v. i. - To come down, as from a source, original, or stock; to be derived; to proceed by generation or by transmission; to fall or pass by inheritance; as, the beggar may descend from a prince; a crown descends to the heir. 2
v. i. - To move toward the south, or to the southward. 2
v. i. - To fall in pitch; to pass from a higher to a lower tone. 2
v. t. - To go down upon or along; to pass from a higher to a lower part of; as, they descended the river in boats; to descend a ladder. 2

The word "descend" uses 7 letters: C D D E E N S.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after descend (in bold), or to cddeens in any order:
a -   ascended   o -   seconded   s -   descends  

Shorter words found within descend:
cede   ceded   cedes   cee   cees   cense   censed   de   dee   deed   deeds   dees   den   dene   denes   dens   dense   ed   eds   en   end   ended   ends   ens   es   ne   nee   need   needs   scend   scene   sec   see   seed   seen   sen   send   sended   sene   sned  

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