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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reascend.

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Examples

  • This was later reduced to a fine and, despite being convicted of fraud in 2003, she has reascended the ranks of the ANC.

    Winnie the Opera premieres with all eyes on Winnie the spectator

  • The result of the interview must have been very satisfactory, for when Jos had reascended his post-chaise and had driven away to his hotel, Emmy embraced her father tenderly, appealing to him with an air of triumph, and asking the old man whether she did not always say that her brother had a good heart?

    Vanity Fair

  • As he reascended the Biddle Stairs, he heard what he decided at last must be a sort of echo, a sound of some one walking about on the gravel paths above.

    The War in the Air

  • Syracuse itself; and no one coming out to meet them, reascended and built a fort at Labdalum, upon the edge of the cliffs of Epipolae, looking towards Megara, to serve as a magazine for their baggage and money, whenever they advanced to battle or to work at the lines.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Waller would have reascended at once to the higher altitude, but various objections stood in the way.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • In about another half hour however he reascended to breatheon issuing from the cave he was unlike any thing humanthe dust and sweat had planted a perfect coat of mud over his whole frame for he was nakednot a feature was visible but not even his eyes and well later he forced them open.

    MS Shelley adds c12 fols 79-80

  • When the ants came to the road they changed their course, and in narrow files reascended the wall.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • The insect emerged from the shaft, seized the end of a needle, backed to the trap-door mouth, descended tail first, bit off a convenient portion and drew it to the bottom; reascended, drew down a further length, retired with another convenient piece, and so on, to eat and repose.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • Thanks to a skilful manoeuvre achieved by Joe, the anchor was disengaged, and Joe reascended to the car by means of the ladder.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • With brief suspiration he reassumed the candle, reascended the stairs, reapproached the door of the front room, hallfloor, and reentered.

    Ulysses

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