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  • noun Plural form of ascension.


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  • I know that's the usual reason for them kind of ascensions, but 'twa'n't his.

    The Depot Master

  • *Note that I didn’t try to establish a causal relationship; I’m simply pointing out the all of the above coincided in their ascensions, which is a strong indication, in my opinion, that some causal relationship exists.

    The low point of the Vice-Pres debate

  • My contract called for two ascensions weekly, and my act was an especially taking feature, for it was on my days that the largest crowds were drawn.

    An Adventure in the Upper Sea

  • The Long Count was used by the Maya specifically for recording historical time (lineage foundings, births, ascensions, military victories, deaths, etc.) New Low For McCain Campaign: Obama == The Anti-Christ

  • While I am familiar with the apotheosis of Roman emperors, are there any other biographies that end with empty tombs and ascensions to heaven?

    Is There Evidence For Mythicism?

  • Underneath the happy stories of Julia Child and Julie Powell's ascensions, is an extremely depressing parable about how the media has changed for the worse.

    David Sirota: When Julia Became Julie, Content Lost Its Throne

  • She didn't want the turmoil, the ascensions, the downfalls, her hideaway suited her fine.

    No One Thought

  • Had we the wisdom that we presume, we would be silent, awed by our finity, but as church voices chant a prayer to someone who is, or is not there, we too shall hymn ascensions.


  • The ascensions of Ms. Merkel and, particularly, Mr. Sarkozy have been heralded by American conservatives, who see their victories as evidence that anti-Americanism is neither as widespread nor as trenchant among Europeans as some have suggested.

    The Fantasy of a Pro-America Europe

  • Fair managers favored horse racing but frowned on such things as balloon ascensions and trapeze performers.



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