Example sentences for: descended

How can you use “descended” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The $165 million craft and its two $29 million probes have not been heard from since they descended to the planet's south pole Friday.

  • Some people who were thus obsessed were so because, as Horwitz notes, "roughly half of modern-day white Southerners descended from Confederates, and one in four Southern men of military age died in [it]."

  • This prompts the revelation of his ancestry--he descended to earth as an incubating fetus in Roswell's notorious 1947 alien spaceship crash--the suspicions of a grim-faced local sheriff, and, of course, a star-crossed romance.

  • Americans, however, had long been saying that something stemmed from something else, `was descended from or caused by it,' exactly in the sense of the German stammen von .

  • Based on conditions described by civilians who descended stairwell A from at or above the impact zone, we conclude that stairwell A may have become effectively impassable as the morning progressed.


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