Example sentences for: descent

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

  • A "black box" from EgyptAir Flight 990 was recovered . Information from the flight data recorder shows that the plane's fall began as a "controlled descent" with the pilots still in command.

  • As for Foer's criticism of Irish-American identification with Irish culture as part of a so-called "Diaspora chic," he is unfair to those Americans of Irish descent who do not romanticize terrorism, support Sinn Fein or the IRA, join organizations like the Ancient Order of Hibernians, or celebrate St. Patrick's day by getting obnoxiously drunk and excluding Irish-Americans who happen to be gay.

  • Off the cloister, with its ancient cedar tree, is the Pilgrim’s Hospice (Ospizio dei Pelligrini) where some of his finest works are found, notably a Descent from the Cross.

  • Post reported that Americans of Indian and Pakistani descent waged a proxy battle over U.S. foreign policy by funneling campaign contributions to the 1996 South Dakota Senate race between incumbent Larry Pressler, R-India, and challenger Tim Johnson, D-Pakistan. 3) House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt is returning $22,000 in campaign donations, mostly from Lippo-connected contributors.

  • Then, there are the thought-clichés such as the inclusion of Cleopatra even though all the credible scholarship shows that it was extremely unlikely that she was of African descent.

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