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“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.

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.

Condolences were sent to Mead as if she were the next of kin.

Genetic analyses had already linked the Nile crocodile with its American kin.

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.

Earlier that day, officials say, Stone went on a bloody rampage killing six of his kin and wreaking havoc in three small towns.

Here it is, in the faces of the victims, in the stories of bravery, in the souls and memory of the survivors, the next of kin.

Outstripping the ironieteken, the temherte slaq, and their kin by far is the most remarked and reviled irony mark to date.

Late Monday night the FBI released the identities of seven of the deceased whose next of kin had been notified.

I mean, temperamentally I was different, and in addition there were three years between me and my next older kin.

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.

Probably he was some kin to old Granny Harris, who had distant connections in the North, some one suggested.

He poked his head in at an open door, and called, amiably, "Kin anybody tell me where to find Mr. Castle?"

We kin git the papers to start a holler and have folks demandin' action of their representatives, and sich like.

You can't go enterin' my house and removin' things without my permission, I kin tell you.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kin, such as: affinity, blood, clan, connection, consanguinity, and cousin.

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