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scend

[send]
(engineering)
The upward motion of the bow and stern of a vessel associated with pitching.
The lifting of the entire vessel by waves or swell. Also known as send.
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Every December 31 at midnight, millions of Americans watching TV see a lighted ball de scend from a tower high above New York City's Times Square to mark the beginning of the new year.
Turn left to de scend downhill alongside a right hand hedge.
Such encounters need to happen not just once but many times, he said, so that relationships of trust that "transcend scend and create reconciliation" can flourish.