Descent and Slide


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Descent noun – The act or process of going to a lower level or altitude.
Slide is a synonym for descent in slope topic. In some cases you can use "Slide" instead a noun "Descent", when it comes to topics like lowering, increase, degeneration.
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
Synonyms for Descent


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Slide noun – (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc..
Descent is a synonym for slide in slope topic. Sometimes you can use "Descent" instead a noun "Slide", if it concerns topics such as increase.
Nearby Words: slid, sliding, slider
Synonyms for Slide

How words are described

steady steady descent steady slide
long long descent long slide
complete complete descent complete slide
sharp sharp descent sharp slide
Other adjectives: male, slow, quick, gradual, final, inevitable, eventual, swift.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Journey to the Center of the Earth They try to subvert this by using the walls as a "water slide" to slow their descent.
  • Very Special Episode Descent into Addiction is a special case of the latter trope, in which the episode is all about a character's gradual slide into addictive behaviour.
  • The musical history of Pink Floyd seems to have been one long slide from the spacey, exploratory psychedelia of Syd Barrett, down into Roger Waters' descent into dark, cynical Wangst with The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall.
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