Example sentences for: descent

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

  • For thousands of years, this point in the river’s descent to the ocean was the local native peoples’ favored fishing spot for the salmon swimming to their spawning grounds.

  • More adventurous visitors will take the descent down the volcanic sand slide called the suna-bashiri to Shin-Go-gome (“New Fifth Station”).

  • St. Elmo's Fire ? An unflinching descent into the shallowness of the Brat Pack, notable for the discovery of the brooding dramatic craft of Demi Moore.

  • There were only Americans of Chinese descent, or Japanese, or Indian.

  • Many Germans, presumably, had a similarly high opinion of themselves in the early 1930s, and no doubt such blithe self-regard lubricates descent.


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