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posterity

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Less than half of these tech firms, in fact, have formally recorded their leader’s story for posterity.

Yeah, for posterity, for his children, for people who were disconnected for whatever reason from their past or their roots.

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He thought of posterity constantly, and the fear that he had not done enough, that he would disappear before establishing an immortal reputation, tormented him.

Comics were cheap and disposable, and the business behind them handled like any fly-by-night racket, with little to nothing preserved for posterity.

The threatened inhabitants on this fragile planet must speak out for those generations yet unborn, for posterity has no lobby with politicians.

I think posterity will enshrine this body of work among the classics of 21st century jazz.

Obtaining this understanding and posterity is easy, according to the website.

As he once told Brassai, the Gagosian exhibition catalog states, “I want to leave as complete a record as possible for posterity.”

Her face was cast into a plaster mold, preserving her shy smile for posterity.

And our victory in that war decided not just a century, but shaped the security and well-being of all posterity.

The inheritance of the children of sinners shall perish, and with their posterity shall be a perpetual reproach.

He says that he has sins enough to his account without laying up a reckoning with posterity.

Because such covenants are made, not merely in the name of the individuals who enter into them, but also in the name of posterity.

As one with his posterity he was bound by requirements that would have brought them under obligation.

The magnificent courage and fervor of the Virginians as members of the Confederacy will always be cherished by posterity.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to posterity, such as: breed, brood, children, descendants, family, and heirs.

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

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