Commonly Confused Words > ascent vs. assent.

Ascent refers to something rising or climbing, for example, the Cascade Mountains. Assent means an agreement.

Eager to please, the new employee nods assent to the boss's requests. It is fun to watch the ascent of bubbles from the bottom to the top of a glass.

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