- Homophone Note, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the act or process of going downward.
On skis, our descent to the bottom of the hill only took a few seconds.
- ascent, rise
- similar words:
||a path or passage that slopes downward.
They made their way down a steep descent.
||blood, lapse, origin, tumble
The words descent
sound alike but have different meanings.