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VARIANT FORMS: also send

INTRANSITIVE VERB: Inflected forms: scend·ed also send·ed, scend·ing, send·ing, scends, sends
Nautical To heave upward on a wave or swell. 

NOUN: The rising movement of a ship on a wave or swell. 

ETYMOLOGY: Probably alteration (influenced by descend and or ascend) of send.