Grammar Bomb: ASSENT vs ASCENT

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Grammar Bomb14 16.002_Assent vs Ascent

“The assent of the crowd could be heard

as the team made their ascent up the mountain.”

 

assent {noun & verb} [THINK: expression of approval]
ascent {noun} [THINK: climb or walk to the summit]

 

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