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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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The limb upon which I found myself ascended at a slight angle toward the cliff, and as I followed it I found that it terminated a few feet above a narrow ledge which protruded from the cliff's face at the entrance to a narrow cave.
Amongst the foreigners who successfully ascended Everest this season are Indians.
Over the past several weeks from the pulpit at Faith Life Family Church; I have been ministering a series of messages with regards to "Living Ascended." It is not enough to live a resurrected but we need to live ascended.
appeared at the distance of 15 or 16 miles from us, and high again as what we had ascended, and would have taken a whole day's march to have arrived at its base, when I believe no human being could have ascended to its pinical [peak].
His reflections after visiting the spot on Mount Olivet where Jesus is said to have ascended: "It is good that Jesus ascended.