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synonyms for kin

  • affinity
  • blood
  • clan
  • connection
  • consanguinity
  • cousin
  • extraction
  • family
  • folk
  • house
  • kindred
  • kinsfolk
  • kinship
  • kinsperson
  • kith
  • lineage
  • member
  • people
  • race
  • relation
  • relationship
  • sibling
  • stock
  • tribe
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How to use kin in a sentence

“If you choose to stay and we can’t get to you, write your name, address, social security number and next of kin and put it a ziplock bag in your pocket,” the sheriff's office said.
HURRICANE LAURA IS THE STRONGEST STORM TO HIT LOUISIANA IN MORE THAN A CENTURYSARA CHODOSHAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
On one side are “imagistic” rituals that fuse people together, often more tightly than kin, through intense moments and painful rites of passage, such as piercing or tattooing one’s body and walking on fire.
WHY DO WE MISS THE RITUALS PUT ON HOLD BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?SUJATA GUPTAAUGUST 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Condolences were sent to Mead as if she were the next of kin.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Genetic analyses had already linked the Nile crocodile with its American kin.
AN ANCIENT SKULL HINTS CROCODILES SWAM FROM AFRICA TO THE AMERICASCAROLYN WILKEJULY 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
And, by helping their genetically related younger kin survive, the elder siblings ensure that more of their genes stay in the gene pool, thus indirectly benefitting themselves in the long, evolutionary run.
BARN OWLETS SHARE FOOD WITH THEIR YOUNGER SIBLINGS IN EXCHANGE FOR GROOMINGPRATIK PAWARJUNE 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The strange newfound anchovy kin may have evolved to fill those voids.
SABER-TOOTHED ANCHOVY RELATIVES WERE ONCE FEARSOME HUNTERSCAROLYN WILKEJUNE 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I don't want ter see ennybody put upon, nor noways sufferin', ef so be's I kin help; but thet ain't ennythin' stronary, ez I know.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Probably he was some kin to old Granny Harris, who had distant connections in the North, some one suggested.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
He poked his head in at an open door, and called, amiably, "Kin anybody tell me where to find Mr. Castle?"
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
We kin git the papers to start a holler and have folks demandin' action of their representatives, and sich like.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO KIN

  • blood brother
  • kin
  • kinsperson
  • relation
  • relative
  • twin
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