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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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Chief Inspector Dave Pickett said: "This was a fantastic event and there has been a real buzz across Newcastle this weekend as tens of thousands of fans descended upon the city."
Tens of thousands descended upon the Co Down village to see King William and King James go head-to-head in all their 17th the century finery.
A HOST of willing volunteers recently descended upon Loughborough's Forest Road Green Belt to help resident gardeners, Harry and Pat Cook, complete the planting of 9,000 bulbs, wildflowers and fruit trees funded by a grant of PS3,722 from Tesco's Bags of help scheme.
A light rain fell and the mists from the mountains descended upon the lake and nearby trees, adding to the beauty of the place, one of the top tourist destinations in Mindanao.
In London on Wednesday, scores of UK citizens from across the country descended upon Westminster to lobby their MPs to do more for Palestine.
However, the media's preparations were interrupted by a glamorous Marilyn Monroe-esque drag queen who paraded down the street proclaiming her congratulations before being descended upon by cameramen.
More than 500 people descended upon the Capitol to urge members of Congress to pass an adequately funded transportation bill.
Local residents are rubbing their hands in anticipation of Tyndrum becoming a modern day Klondike, when around 100,000 prospectors descended upon the Canadian region between 1896 and 1899.
THE Red Bull breakdance competition descended upon Birmingham's Q Club last weekend to select a finalist on its UK leg.
THE FIERCE noise of clashing swords and armour filled the air as history learners young and old descended upon Llantrisant Castle over the weekend.
LAHORE -- National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) has issued travelling advisory for the motorists after blinding dense fog descended upon the province bringing the visibility down to a dangerously low level.
A SEA of Jaguars past and present aptly descended upon the city's Transport Museum.