ascending (part of speech: verb)
succeeding (part of speech: verb)
- In ascending, we lose these plants, one after another, as we rise, and find them again in the contrary order, as we descend on the other side; and this is repeated three times. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
- In ascending a staircase with ladies, go at their side or before them. - "Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness", Arthur Martine.
- As I said before, we left Ghoree early in the morning of the 28th, and soon reached the foot of the hills, ascending a narrow valley which gradually contracted into a rocky ravine. - "A Peep into Toorkisthhan", Rollo Burslem.