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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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Shoppers are descending upon Manhattan's streets in droves, all hoping to grant their loved ones' holiday wishes, and perhaps rewarding themselves in the process.
Likewise, swarms of grasshoppers descending upon a rare patch of carefully-cultivated vegetation conjure nightmarish images of an advancing army.
are descending upon Southern California today to try and lure film and television production to their areas with enticing financial incentives and other perks.
AFTER months of eager anticipation the new extravagant upstart of club land is descending upon Liverpool tonight.
Four-star hotel brands, such as Choice and Hampton Inn, are also descending upon the region for the first time, offering fewer amenities and gentler rates than the luxury inns.