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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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THE FIERCE noise of clashing swords and armour filled the air as history learners young and old descended upon Llantrisant Castle over the weekend.
This event was the biggest in the campaign's 41-year history as more than 1,200 members - as well as others from the beer and pub industry - descended upon Parliament calling for an end to the damaging beer duty escalator.
There's no such thing as a pure-bred English person, no matter how we're packaged" Broadcaster Janet Street-Porter "It was as if some finely woven but rather heavy tweed overcoat had suddenly descended upon my shoulders.
HUNDREDS of Elvis impersonators descended upon Bundoran yesterday for a celebration of the King's music.
MORE than 600 guide leaders descended upon the region to revisit their roots.
AFTER Birmingham City Council announced that they would be collecting bulky household waste on Thursday, I watched in amazement as hordes of white vans and lorries descended upon us patrolling the area during late evening and early the next day before the council collection began.
NEARLY 8,000 music fans descended upon Belfast last night for the return of the evergreen Tom Jones who wowed a sell-out crowd with some of his most famous and unforgettable hits - and our photographers were at the Odyssey to capture the action.
An early touch of Halloween chills descended upon Sholan Farms at the recent Scarecrows in the Orchard Festival.
Over 170 people died in Mumbai when gunmen descended upon Mumbai in November 2008.
Summary: A host of Bollywood and political celebrities descended upon the wedding reception of Bollywood actor Ayesha Takia on Monday night.
882 in the medieval kingdom of Speyron, The Advent of the King is a dark novel about a curse of infertility that has descended upon the land, and the rumbling threat of invasion and war from the neighboring kingdom.
Imagine the holy hush that descended upon the company's HQ in lieu of the usual bawdy banter.