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Definition of "ascendance" []

  • Ascendancy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ascendance" in a sentence
  • "Yet the cast manages to coexist capably with the conceit, confidently propelling us through the drama of lords, priests and queens, in ascendance and decline, in Henry's intrigue-ridden court."
  • "But right now the only thing that will bring the Douthat faction into ascendance is the consistent defeat of the sort of politics and policies that Palin has embraced and may embrace."
  • "Her work for iD, Italian Vogue, and W Magazine reveals a talent in ascendance within the sphere of fashion photography."