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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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Describing the Owe Festival as a way of giving thanks to God for his blessings to farmers and indigenes of the town, Oba Adetimehin stated that one of the key agenda of the palace on ascending the throne was to repackage cultural festivals in the town in a way that they would serve as tourists' attractions.
Muscat: As part of his visit to Brunei Darussalam to participate on behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said in the celebrations of the golden jubilee of Sultan of Brunei's ascending the throne, His Highness Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for External Relations and Cooperation, Special Representative of His Majesty the Sultan and his accompanying delegation visited, on Saturday, Royal Regalia Museum at Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei Darussalam.
Roman Catholics and those who marry Roman Catholics are barred from ascending the throne "for ever".
It was the first time King Abdullah had named a cabinet since ascending the throne in August 2005 after the death of his brother, King Fahd.
Among them are: the establishment of a centralized government, the rising influence of Confucianism, the frequency of a young child ascending the throne as the Han emperor, as well as the development of Han cosmology which corresponds the universe to human development.
It is his first official overseas trip since ascending the throne last year following his father's abdication.
In the remaining three options, however, males are given precedence over females in ascending the throne, which spawned speculation that the government is still looking for ways to preserve the male-dominant line in the event that the crown prince and princess eventually have a son, analysts say.
(The boys' father would become King Edward VII, but Wright's fictitious Prince Eddy dies before ascending the throne.)
THE Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday acknowledged there was a 'real debate' over the future of the 299-year-old Act of Settlement which prevents Roman Catholics and other non-Protestants ascending the throne.
THE leader of the Church of England yesterday backed Cardinal Thomas Winning's call for a debate on the 300-year-old barrier to Roman Catholics ascending the throne.
Jeddah, Dhu-AlQa'dah 16, 1439, July 29, 2018, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco on the anniversary of ascending the throne in his country.
Oba Adeniyi Olufemi Fashade, the Owa of Igbajoland, in this interview with OLUWOLE IGE, speaks on the history of Igbajo, his background, life before ascending the throne, socio-economic growth of his town and challenges amongst other sundry issues.