Sentence Examples


  • In spite of the breath-catching vertical drop-offs, boulder-strewn tilting and rolling Jeep roads with their impossible angles of ascent, the solitude of being able to stare for miles and miles in any directions with not a soul in sight—all this melted away to a sense of awe and peace that made any anxiety evaporate like mountain mist on a summer morning.
  • He turned and without hesitation, began the short ascent to the mine without even inquiring about directions.
  • He began first a short ascent, then a drop to a sharp curve he nearly missed, causing him to reduce his speed further.
  • The temperature was in the high teens but as the sun began its ascent it felt far warmer.
  • The rotators caught, pulling them out of the spin, slowed their ascent, then gave out once again.

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