His ascent to his current post would be because Secretary Rice has confidence is his ability and character, not because he is a stalking horse for the Democrats.
Her ascent to the presidentship of the Kerala Electricity Board Employees Confederation had attracted attention not least because of the controversy it led to.
Elizabeth, in her riding habit, is about to begin her ascent up the mountain.
Both heart rate and wingbeat frequency were significantly higher during ascent than later in the flight.
Bear right through the gate off the main path and begin the steep, steep ascent directly to the summit.
the first ascent of the Matterhorn
With the advent of the electronic media, these popular forms gained new outlets and, in the case of jazz and film, began a rapid ascent to the level of genuine art.
One Scot ran past me on my ascent of the highest mountain in Britain.
Whether or not he gets back in one piece depends very much on a successful take-off and ascent to a relatively calm cruising altitude of up to 45,000 ft.
It is little wonder, therefore, to find that there are still ‘pinch me’ moments for the rising star, given her remarkable ascent into the limelight.