Descent and Envelopment


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Descent noun – The act or action of setting upon with force or violence.
Usage example: the descent of the voracious locusts on the wheat fields

Envelopment and descent are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Envelopment" instead a noun "Descent".
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
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Envelopment noun – The act of enclosing something inside something else.
Descent and envelopment are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Descent" instead a noun "Envelopment".
Nearby Words: envelope, enveloped, enveloping
Synonyms for Envelopment
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