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The scion of a wealthy Florida family, Greenberg, now 36, had swept into the Seminole County tax collector’s office in 2016 with a partially self-funded campaign, defeating longtime incumbent and fellow Republican Ray Valdes on the promise of reform.
HOW THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CAME TO INVESTIGATE REP. MATT GAETZMATT ZAPOTOSKY, MICHAEL SCHERERAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The contemporary State Department is the scion of America’s first intelligence and diplomatic organization, the Committee of Secret Correspondence.
MIXING DIPLOMACY AND SPYING WOULD BE POOR STRATEGY FOR U.S.JEFF ROGGFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Grafting a scion — the flowering, fruiting part of a plant — onto established rootstock can help young fruit trees or vines bear fruit earlier and improve their resistance to pests and disease.
PLANT CELLS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES CAN SWAP ORGANELLESVIVIANE CALLIERJANUARY 20, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Also, as a scion of the Hyatt Hotels family fortune, Microsoft board member, and founder of the Chicago-based PSP Partners investment firm, Pritzker has a nonpareil grasp on the implications for business and investors.
Q&A: FORMER COMMERCE SECRETARY PENNY PRITZKER TALKS AMERICA’S R&D PROBLEM, TAXES, AND THE COUNTRY’S ECONOMIC OUTLOOKRHHACKETTFORTUNEOCTOBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Such an alliance was not to be tolerated for a moment, in connection with the last scion of his name and race.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Personally, I enjoyed the frank, untrammelled and prodigiously accomplished scion of a vulgar race.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Doctor Bataille, poor man, is the scion of an ordinary ancestry within the narrow limits of flesh and blood.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
The compulsory subdivision of estates at the death of the owner enables every scion to live, if not to thrive, on the home stock.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Why, I assumed that your quest of the quack's scion would have trained you down fit for anything.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
The third scion of the household had also a marked character of his own.
IN NESTING TIMEOLIVE THORNE MILLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCION

  • boy
  • dependent
  • descendant
  • heir
  • junior
  • offspring
  • scion
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