Descent and Dive

Descent

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Descent noun – The act or process of going to a lower level or altitude.
Usage example: the airplane began its gradual descent to the landing field

Dive is a synonym for descent in increase topic. In some cases you can use "Dive" instead a noun "Descent".
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
Synonyms for Descent

Dive

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Dive noun – An act or instance of diving.
Usage example: the penguin took a dive off of the ice sheet

Descent is a synonym for dive in increase topic. You can use "Descent" instead a noun "Dive", if it concerns topics such as plunge.
Nearby Words: dived, diver, diving
Synonyms for Dive

How words are described

long long descent long dive
complete complete descent complete dive
deep deep descent deep dive
obvious obvious descent obvious dive
Other adjectives: sharp, slow, quick, final.
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