Descend and Slope


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Descend verb – To lead or extend downward.
Usage example: the pathway descends to the river bank

Slope is a synonym for descend in lower a topic. In some cases you can use "Slope" instead a verb "Descend".
Nearby Words: descent, descendant, descending, descender, descendible
Synonyms for Descend


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Slope verb – To set or cause to be at an angle.
Usage example: they sloped our new driveway too steeply and now my car scrapes bottom whenever I back out onto the street

Descend is a synonym for slope in slant topic. You can use "Descend" instead a verb "Slope", if it concerns topics such as drop away.
Nearby Words: slop, sloping, sloped
Synonyms for Slope
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