Example sentences for: descent

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

  • A piece recounts Russia's horrific descent.

  • The late 15th-century cathedral (Duomo di San Giovanni) cherishes one of Italy’s most celebrated (and controversial) relics, the shroud said to have wrapped Jesus after his descent from the cross, taking the imprint of his face and body.

  • Park your car on the rough ledge, just off the main road on the left as you begin the descent into the village of El Golfo (renowned for the quality of its fish restaurants), and follow the rough footpath over the cliff.

  • Park wardens give you a ticket, to be surrendered at the other end to ensure that no one is left stranded in the gorge at the end of the day, and the descent begins at the xilóskalon (wooden staircase).

  • Latin Americans of Japanese descent were extradited from their countries by the United States, and interned just as their American brethren were, yet received no reparations.

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