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synonyms for ancestry

  • ancestor
  • antecedent
  • descent
  • extraction
  • forebear
  • genealogy
  • heritage
  • lineage
  • origin
  • parentage
  • blood
  • breed
  • breeding
  • derivation
  • forefather
  • foremother
  • forerunner
  • house
  • kindred
  • line
  • pedigree
  • precursor
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • race
  • source
  • stock
  • antecessor
  • foregoer
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antonyms for ancestry

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  • effect
  • end
  • result
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How to use ancestry in a sentence

Lucero grew up in and around Long Beach, California, hearing stories about her indigenous ancestry from her mother and grandmother.
REVIVING AN INDIGENOUS TRADITION: FACE TATTOOSDANIEL MALLOYOCTOBER 14, 2020OZY
Without diving into the historical relevancy of hemp and its agricultural ancestry, I want people to know that hemp has always been a part of the American economy.
ONEREPUBLIC’S RYAN TEDDER ON LAUNCHING A HEMP-INFUSED SPARKLING WATER BRANDRACHEL KINGAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
This makes these ancestry groups two of the fastest growing in the US over this period.
THIS IMMIGRATION LAW HERALDED KAMALA HARRIS’S VP NOMINATIONDAN KOPFAUGUST 19, 2020QUARTZ
The genetic data can’t establish which Polynesian islanders mated with the South Americans before spreading that ancestry elsewhere in the Pacific, only that evidence so far points to the southern Marquesas.
SOUTH AMERICANS MAY HAVE TRAVELED TO POLYNESIA 800 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERJULY 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Eventually that ancestry spread as far east as Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, a team led by computational biologist Alexander Ioannidis and population geneticist Andrés Moreno-Estrada reports online July 8 in Nature.
SOUTH AMERICANS MAY HAVE TRAVELED TO POLYNESIA 800 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERJULY 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It was not a very desirable ancestry, and she glanced timidly at Jack to see how he was taking it.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
I wondered if she would respond to her ancestry if placed among arduous experiences.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Cheek bones rather strongly marked; a hint of Scandinavian ancestry supported by his name.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Can I really have found the tap-root of my illustrious ancestry at last?
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The child that has a bad ancestry and shows hysterical tendencies should be carefully reared.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO ANCESTRY

  • ancestor
  • ancestry
  • antecessor
  • blood
  • descent
  • extraction
  • forebears
  • forefather/mother
  • genealogy
  • line
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • stock
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