facilis descensus Averno

[fah-ki-lis des-ken-soo s ah-wer-noh; English fas-uh-lis di-sen-suh s uh-vur-noh]
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Latin.

(the) descent to hell is easy; it is easy to take the downward path. Vergil, Aeneid, 6:126.

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descensus

[dĭ-sĕnsəs]

n.

The process of descending or falling from a higher position.
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