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descend

To move from the top of the body toward the feet; to move in a caudal direction.
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Some churches have taken to professing "he descended to the dead" whenever they had previously professed "he descended into hell.
If the stripes are not slabs that have physically descended into the lower mantle, says Grand, they could be regions in the lower mantle that have been cooled by material in the upper mantle.
The main event - what the play is really about - is when Jesus descended into hell, accompanied by Saint Michael the Archangel and a joyous company of children singing Jubilate Deo - "Sing Joyfully to God.