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This mouth of razors is unique among mosasaurs, and even within the entirety of the tetrapod lineage, mostly landlubbing vertebrates that include amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

Mehta placed himself in the lineage of blind writers such as Homer and Milton, although some critics accused him of playing tricks on readers by failing to disclose his sightlessness.

Michelle Trostler, a San Diego-based genetic genealogist who reviewed Portugal’s test results and lineage at VOSD’s request, said there’s “very little doubt” that Vandenberg is her biological father.

Evolution is change—change in the make-up of a lineage over time.

The figure of Frank “Boss” Hague situates DeGise within a political lineage of Democratic machine politics that have dominated New Jersey for over a century.

In a remote corner of China, one village tells a strange lineage tale.

We salute a venerable lineage of strong women, big hair, and drama.

For me, in a weird way, I see a lineage between the first two records and this Voidz record.

Heinz traces its lineage to 1869 and first started making ketchup in 1876.

He adds that he has "long been a fan of Hugo Boss's vast tradition and lineage in extraordinary tailoring."

But never a word did he relate of the lineage of Olaf, yet held he him in high favour.

Now the name of a certain man from Vik was Lodin, and he possessed much wealth and was come of a goodly lineage.

Maybe thou art of higher lineage than she, yet nevertheless it beseemeth to me that with her is the happiness of ye both.

He took no pains to conceal his birth and lineage in the most aristocratic country of the world.

Perhaps Tess's lineage had more value for himself than for anybody in the world beside.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lineage, such as: clan, descent, genealogy, origin, pedigree, and birth.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.