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synonyms for kinfolk

  • 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 kinfolk in a sentence

They had no neighbours and their few stray kinfolk lived at remote distances and were not given to visits or communications.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He and his black-a-vised kinfolk had little to do with the villagers, and the village had even less to do with them.
MASTERS OF THE GUILDL. LAMPREY
Now he had settled his affairs and come in the guise of a pilgrim to spend the Christmas season with his kinfolk in England.
MASTERS OF THE GUILDL. LAMPREY
Hungary was forced to risk its ethnic kinfolk in Serbia's Vojvodina region.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
Anyhow he didn't have any kinfolk in this country, so it don't much matter.
NEWS WRITINGM. LYLE SPENCER
Sometimes it comes out in the society papers immediately after it has been made known to the kinfolk and intimate friends.
SOCIAL LIFEMAUD C. COOKE
I've heard my grandfather say that our kinfolk, who dwell far to the south beyond the big seawater, have the same custom.
THE MAGIC SPEECH FLOWERMELVIN HIX
Tell your kinfolk and families and friends and neighbors to make bands and hang together.
THE COVERED WAGONEMERSON HOUGH
I love you faithfully, and if you are still my good Rosalie I am ready to marry you here in the presence of my kinfolk.
THE MEMOIRES OF CASANOVA, COMPLETEJACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT
A shuddering apprehension of the potential effect upon editor and reader makes kinfolk intensely critical.
THE JOYS OF BEING A WOMANWINIFRED KIRKLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO KINFOLK

  • acquaintances
  • consanguinity
  • family
  • friends and relatives
  • kin
  • kindred
  • kinfolk
  • kinsfolk
  • kinsmen
  • relations
  • relatives
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.