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ascend

(ă-send′) [L. ascendere, to climb up]
To move from the lower part of the body toward the head. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an example of an ascending paralysis, which begins in the feet and progresses upward to the muscles of the legs, abdomen, and chest.
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Hafrulbaten, Saudi Arabia, Rajab 15, 1432 H / Jun 17, 2011, SPA -- Prince Khalid bin Saud Al-Kabeer has held a poetic event in this north eastern city of Hafrulbaten to celebrate the King's safe return after a successful medical trip abroad recently and the 6th anniversary of the King's ascending the throne.
It is his first official overseas trip since ascending the throne last year following his father's abdication.
On females ascending the throne, Hatoyama said he is proposing that a female empress be allowed only when there is no male heir and is not suggesting that a first-born child, be it male or female, should ascend the throne.
If he behaved with more sense and compassion, nothing could prevent him ascending the throne.
King Salman's address to the nation soon after ascending the throne showed his resolve to continue with the policies of the late king.
Prince Khalid bin Sultan is visiting Kuwait to take part in celebrations to commemorate the anniversary of golden jubilee of independence, the 20th anniversary of liberation of Kuwait and 5th anniversary of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ascending the throne.
King Norodom Sihamoni welcomed Nong Duc Manh, general secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party, to Cambodia on Monday, the king's first official welcome of a foreign leader since ascending the throne last Oct.
Since ascending the throne in August 2005, he made development a central focus of his reign.
On the other hand, the message contained congratulations of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the Emir on the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait and the 5th anniversary of ascending the throne of Kuwait.
Nepalese King Gyanendra left here Tuesday on a weeklong state visit to China, his first to the Himalayan kingdom's northern neighbor since ascending the throne in June last year.
In an article by Loseil Van Dersilk to mark the fifth anniversary of King Abdullah's ascending the throne, Le Figaro said King Abdullah has put the Kingdom through his reform steps on the way of reformation.
Summary: Riyadh, June 12, 2010, SPA -- Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, in the occasion of the fifth anniversary of pledging allegiance to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on ascending the throne, described his.