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To move from the top of the body toward the feet; to move in a caudal direction.
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13 ( ANI ): Tragedy continued to descend upon Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital, as another child succumbed to encephalitis on Sunday, taking the death toll over 70.
INDUSTRY experts from across the UK are set to descend upon Sunderland's software hub for an event exploring infrastructure's role in supporting an export-led economy.
A GROUP of warriors descend upon a village destroying everything in their path to find the final piece of a magical mask that will bring back to life the evil wife of warlord Khalar Zym (Stephen Lang).
This is my view, and it may not be shared by the polyester brigades who descend upon us every now and then, but hey, nobody really minds.
The family-friendly event saw locals and tourists, as well as gourmands and drink connoisseurs, descend upon the castle's Coopers Field to bask in the glorious September sunshine.
A snowstorm may be set to descend upon us in the next few days, but people already have summer plans in the works.
Roll up for an extravaganza on Halloween night when Van Cleef descend upon the Lower Deck in Portobello, to celebrate the release of their first single 'Prince'.
Hussam opened an account in Doha Bank two years ago, little did he then realise that a mammoth prize would soon descend upon him.
Organisers say the event will promote all that is great about Liverpool's nightlife as a host of DJs descend upon the Water Street venue.
The top triathletes will descend upon the banks of the Tees Barrage to take part in the standard distance event, racing to claim the title of North-east champion on Sunday, August 30.
will descend upon the nations capital next week, May 18 to 22, to celebrate National Small Business Week 2009.
As Russian snowstorms descend upon us, let's look back to the infamous 'Big Freeze' of winter, 1962/3, which caused so much havoc.