"descended" in the verb sense
1. descend, fall, go down, come down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
"The temperature is going down"
"The barometer is falling"
"The curtain fell on the diva"
"Her hand went up and then fell again"
2. derive, come, descend
come from be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
"She was descended from an old Italian noble family"
"he comes from humble origins"
3. condescend, deign, descend
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
4. fall, descend, settle
come as if by falling
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