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ascension

as·cen·sion

ascension

pronunciation:
sen shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of rising; ascent.
synonyms:
ascent
similar words:
climb, climbing, mounting, rise, rising
definition 2: (cap.) in Christian theology, the bodily ascent of Jesus Christ to heaven, after his death.
definition 3: (cap.) the festival commemorating this event, held on the fortieth day after Easter; Ascension Day.