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facilis descensus Averno

[fah-ki-lis des-ken-soo s ah-wer-noh; English fas-uh-lis di-sen-suh s uh-vur-noh] /ˈfɑ kɪ lɪs dɛsˈkɛn sʊs ɑˈwɛr noʊ; English ˈfæs ə lɪs dɪˈsɛn səs əˈvɜr noʊ/
Latin.
1.
(the) descent to hell is easy; it is easy to take the downward path. Vergil, Aeneid, 6:126.
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descensus de·scen·sus (dĭ-sěn'səs)
n.
The process of descending or falling from a higher position.

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