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noun as in brood

noun as in issue

noun as in progeny

noun as in seed

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Example Sentences

He dressed society scions and debutantes; inevitably, he was name-checked in Sex and the City.

These two looked as if they might be scions of the aristocracy, while Dandie and the Wrig were fat little yokels of another sort.

The children of success are not migrating, which means that we get few scions from families of proved capacity.

What became of the junior scions of the family-tree was to him a matter of secondary consideration.

All honor to these scions of Great Britain's surgical art, who have astonished the world with their consummate ability!

But it is not in connection with any reverence for the scions of the Medicean House that our footsteps are drawn hither.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scions, such as: offspring, breed, chicks, clutch, descendants, and family.

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