Once again, to the strains of Fleetwood Mac, Bill Clinton descended upon the masses to make his case.
By then, pretentiously revolutionary political names had descended to the world of crack.
By the time Fox News decided to bid farewell to Glenn Beck, he had descended deep into the fetid swamp of conspiracy theories.
OSHA descended on the Foxwoods Theatre to investigate, and fined the producers $12,600.
And scores of journalists have descended on the town with New Zealand media provide constant updates to the story.
Jekyl had never returned, nor had any one descended the stairs since his departure.
They reached the bay, and descended at the spot where the Leger ought to have been at anchor.
I should not like to think that you had descended to conscious flirtation.
Taurus Antinor descended these and knocked boldly on the door.
By birth, howbeit, he said (if rightly, I recall it) that the hero was descended from Perseus.
c.1300, from Old French descendre (10c.) "descend, dismount; fall into; originate in," from Latin descendere "come down, descend, sink," from de- "down" (see de-) + scandere "to climb," from PIE root *skand- "jump" (see scan (v.)). Sense of "originate" is late 14c. in English. Related: Descended; descending.