Example sentences for: descent

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

  • Continue west on the coast road from Icod to Garachico and after 6 km (3.7 miles) the tortuous descent begins.

  • People of Northern European descent often do not have this problem.

  • Outside these were the Untouchables, those of aboriginal descent.

  • Another representative of Irish descent (from Syracuse), who vocally opposed the bill with the argument that the legislature shouldn't dictate high-school curricula, has received threatening phone calls that accused him of selling out his people.

  • Though most of its people claim descent from the ancient Egyptians, modern religious practices and social protocols are totally divorced from those of their ancestors.


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