verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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A fog of conspiracy—of logic against logic, as Orwell put it—has descended on every major event in the war.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS|Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The war Bolotov called for had descended on a Ukrainian Interior Ministry base.The Sky Explodes Over Luhansk, and Kiev Blames the Separatists|Anna Nemtsova|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The women belonged to the Pa-O tribe and wore red head coverings as a reminder of the dragon from which they are descended.
The young Royals have descended on Memphis, with visits to Graceland and boozy partying keeping the paparazzi happy.Lizzy Wilson, The American Heiress Who Brought Harry to Memphis|Tom Sykes|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Bratton descended to the trains, a man was pacing the platform edge, ranting in Spanish.
When Gwynne and Isabel descended the steps and stood looking down upon the scene for a moment, the younger people were dancing.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Benito descended very gently, and again found himself on the firm sand.Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon|Jules Verne
After feeding our animals, we descended the river till four o'clock, and halted on its banks for the night.
Without further speech they picked up the bundle and descended laboriously into the garden.The House by the River|A. P. Herbert
The gates of the palace were open, so I descended from my mule and entered, and lo!George Cruikshank's Omnibus|George Cruikshank