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noun as in ascendant

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Scalia's own transformation shows how the conservative legal movement has changed since becoming largely ascendent.

Horoscopo; in horoscopo, within that part of the sky considered as the ascendent, A. ii.

But as we moved on down the shore, presently there came the night sounds from the country, frogs' voices in the ascendent.

The theological element was distinctly ascendent and I, though a daughter of Levi, did not like it.

The ascendent is that point of the zodiacal circle which is seen to be just ascending above the horizon at a given moment.

To know the right time, it was necessary to observe the ascendent (see note to l. 1268).


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ascendent, such as: predominant, dominant, superior, commanding, controlling, and predominating.

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