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line of descent Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    lineage; filiation; descent.
  2. noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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