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synonyms for kinsmen

  • acquaintances
  • consanguinity
  • family
  • friends and relatives
  • kin
  • kindred
  • kinfolk
  • kinsfolk
  • relations
  • relatives
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How to use kinsmen in a sentence

He found himself among kinsmen who were zealous Roman Catholics.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Then spake Olmod the Old and said: We kinsmen have taken counsel together on this matter, and of one consent are we thereon.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
These kinsmen are like red horses, like heroes eager for battle, and they have rushed forward to fight.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
So he asked his kinsmen, and nobles, and friends, and neighbours.
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
They also warmly sympathised with their European kinsmen in the apparently hopeless struggle against the oppression of Napoleon.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
Wealth leaves us at death; kinsmen at the 30 grave; but virtues of the mind unto the heavens with us we have.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
They are hunters and diggers for roots, while the Hottentots, perhaps their kinsmen, are cattle-breeders.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
Among the Maories and their Polynesian kinsmen the priests are the great depositaries of tradition.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
Not far from the summering place where clustered the lodges of Pontiac and his kinsmen rose the walls of Fort Detroit.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
With what astonishment must Ruth have heard, "The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen!"
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KINSMEN

  • 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.