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- Upward in direction or proclivity.
- In power; controlling.
- Without some power of persuading or confuting, of defending himself against accusations, […] no man could possibly hold an ascendent position.
ascendent (plural ascendents)
- third-person plural present indicative of ascendre
- third-person plural present subjunctive of ascendre
- third-person plural future active indicative of ascendō