AskDefine | Define scend

Dictionary Definition

scend v : rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged" [syn: surge]

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  1. The rising motion of water as a wave passes; a surge

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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