Once again, to the strains of Fleetwood Mac, Bill Clinton descended upon the masses to make his case.
By then, pretentiously revolutionary political names had descended to the world of crack.
By the time Fox News decided to bid farewell to Glenn Beck, he had descended deep into the fetid swamp of conspiracy theories.
OSHA descended on the Foxwoods Theatre to investigate, and fined the producers $12,600.
And scores of journalists have descended on the town with New Zealand media provide constant updates to the story.
Jekyl had never returned, nor had any one descended the stairs since his departure.
They all descended from the hill and came on slowly towards us.
I should not like to think that you had descended to conscious flirtation.
She then descended, and pausing at the great landing, heard other steps descending also.
By birth, howbeit, he said (if rightly, I recall it) that the hero was descended from Perseus.
c.1300, from Old French descendre (10c.) "descend, dismount; fall into; originate in," from Latin descendere "come down, descend, sink," from de- "down" (see de-) + scandere "to climb," from PIE root *skand- "jump" (see scan (v.)). Sense of "originate" is late 14c. in English. Related: Descended; descending.