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  Words related to ascendent

Related / Similar Words: ancestor, ascendant, antecedent, root, dominating, ascensive

 

Definition:
  • someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent);
  • position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant";
  • most powerful or important or influential; "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe";
  • tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin;

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    Hyponyms: ancestress, forebear, forbear, forefather, father, sire, foremother, progenitor, primogenitor

     

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