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I am not sufficiently acquainted with the filiation of the Indian tribes, to know what relation the Botecudos bear to the Tupayas.

It is therefore strange that no critic should have emphasized and explained the close filiation between him and Montaigne.

The filiation of modern European tongues is known to every one.

The second fallacy which the historical citation is a little apt to suggest is that the filiation of ideas is a simple problem.

It appeared to me that, as it were, a spiritual filiation took place between him and me.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to filiation, such as: affiliation, affinity, agnate, brotherhood, cognate, and connection.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.