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    arched down to either side

    As Eragon formed the last word with his thoughts, a thin, dark line appeared at the base of the spire. It ran upward fifty feet and then split in two and arched down to either side, tracing the outline of two broad doors.
    (C. Paolini; Inheritance)

    What role does the 'down' play here?

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    Re: arched down to either side

    It tells you that the two lines fell back to the ground.

    Rover

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