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synonyms for antecedents

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

antonyms for antecedents

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  • descendant
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How to use antecedents in a sentence

I was born in the Old Dominion, my parents were born in Virginia, and they and their antecedents were all slaveholders.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
Now Diard, far from arresting the spot of oil on his garments left by his antecedents, did his best to spread it.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
Frederick's tender years, his antecedents, your tender solicitude, my constant vigilance.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Certain remarkable antecedents warranted the power which Cosmo Ruggiero retained over his mistress to her last hour.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Fitzwalker Tookey had the antecedents and education of a gentleman.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
A word about the antecedents, which led to this resolve on the part of the dragoon captain.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
He was very exclusive, in view of the fact that he was a poor man, without aristocratic antecedents or many powerful friends.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
The little service I could do was a moral lesson to me on the subject of deuce-may-care antecedents.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
In speaking of the character and antecedents of Felix Graham I have said that he was moulding a wife for himself.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
He began to experience the fretful craving to see the antecedents of the torturing woman spread out before him.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTECEDENTS

  • antecedents
  • clearings
  • dependencies
  • dominions
  • mandates
  • new lands
  • offshoots
  • outposts
  • possessions
  • protectorates
  • provinces
  • satellites
  • settlements
  • subject states
  • swarms
  • territories
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.