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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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He had given instructions to his bailiff to send the postillion carriage on to Southampton, to be ready for their journey home, and to arrange for relays of his own horses to be sent on at once.
The god," he said, "is angry neither about vow nor hecatomb, but for his priest's sake, whom Agamemnon has dishonoured, in that he would not free his daughter nor take a ransom for her; therefore has he sent these evils upon us, and will yet send others.
But of this we will take thought hereafter; for the present, let us draw a ship into the sea, and find a crew for her expressly; let us put a hecatomb on board, and let us send Chryseis also; further, let some chief man among us be in command, either Ajax, or Idomeneus, or yourself, son of Peleus, mighty warrior that you are, that we may offer sacrifice and appease the the anger of the god.
I care neither for you nor for your anger; and thus will I do: since Phoebus Apollo is taking Chryseis from me, I shall send her with my ship and my followers, but I shall come to your tent and take your own prize Briseis, that you may learn how much stronger I am than you are, and that another may fear to set himself up as equal or comparable with me.
So then the Doctor's sister came to him and said, "John, you must send that creature away.
He doesn't like the circus; and I haven't the money to send him back to Africa where he comes from.
If you don't send him away this minute I'll--I'll go and get married
Pendleton, I didn't mean to be rude the other day when I said Aunt Polly did NOT send the jelly.
She wouldn't send the jelly to him, you know, and she was so afraid he'd think she did send it
And he didn't even know who I was till I took the calf's-foot jelly, and had to make him understand that Aunt Polly didn't send it, and--"
Sail night and day, and keep your ship well away from the islands; the god who watches over you and protects you will send you a fair wind.
No one will send us away empty handed; every one will give us something--a bronze tripod, a couple of mules, or a gold cup.