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synonyms for kinsman

  • agnate
  • aunt
  • blood
  • brother-in-law
  • cognate
  • connection
  • cousin
  • father
  • father-in-law
  • folk
  • folks
  • grandparents
  • in-laws
  • kin
  • kinsperson
  • kinswoman
  • mother
  • mother-in-law
  • nephew
  • niece
  • relation
  • sib
  • sibling
  • sister-in-law
  • stepbrother
  • stepparent
  • stepsister
  • uncle
  • clansperson
  • great-grandparents
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How to use kinsman in a sentence

Of silence before them that salute thee: of looking upon a harlot: and of turning away thy face from thy kinsman.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Gwynne's mind seemed to darken until only one luminous point confronted it, the visible tormented soul of his kinsman.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She knew all the great artists, and favored her kinsman, the musician Garangeot.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Among them was William Cowper, not a kinsman of the defendant, but the most celebrated anatomist that England had then produced.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
It would bring thee the greatest ill-chance shouldst thou slay thy kinsman, for in such case all men would deem him blameless.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
On the morrow was Kiartan baptized, and with him Bolli 94 Thorleikson his kinsman, and all their fellows.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
In those days was one named Gyrgir chief of the hosts, and he was also a kinsman to the Queen.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
The King said: Dost desire that thy kinsman Magnus should give thee grace?
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Now would I liefer keep within compass according to my smaller conditions than assay to rival the success 194 of my kinsman Knut.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
For shame, will you not entertain your Kinsman here a little better: you leave him here alone, as thô you despised his Company.
THE CITY BRIDE (1696)JOSEPH HARRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO KINSMAN

  • counterpart
  • coz
  • kin
  • kinsman
  • kinswoman
  • nobleman
  • relative
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