tending or directed upward

"rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin

Syn: ↑ascendant, ↑ascendent
Similar to: ↑ascending
Derivationally related forms: ↑ascend, ↑ascend (for: ↑ascendent), ↑ascend (for: ↑ascendant)

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