Ascent – the act of climbing or moving upwards
To remember the definition of the word ascent, use the following mnemonic:
A scent (ascent) wafted upwards to the top of the hill.
Examples of ascent in a sentence
My legs were tired after I took the ascent to the cabin on the ridge.
Our team has a lot of star players so our ascent to the title game should be easy.
Because the ascent to fame and fortune can take many years, you should be prepared to be patient during your early career.