Nouns (30)

n. the act of changing your location in a downward direction
extraction, descent, origin
n. properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
n. a movement downward
stemma, blood line, line of descent, stock, parentage, origin, ancestry, pedigree, blood, bloodline, descent, line, lineage
n. the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
downslope, declivity, declension, declination, decline, fall, descent
n. a downward slope or bend
filiation, line of descent, lineage, descent
n. the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
n. [the act or process of moving downwards]

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Fuzzynyms (22)

filiation, derivation, lineage, ancestry
n. inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
n. a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the tides"
n. people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
kinship group, kin group, tribe, clan, kindred, kin
n. group of people related by blood or marriage
n. aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
n. a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
n. the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
n. a very steep cliff
abysm, abyss
n. a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively)
falls, waterfall
n. a steep descent of the water of a river
n. an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained
n. any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race

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n. hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did
issue, progeny, offspring
n. the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
n. [the act or process of moving upwards]


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