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affair

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    matter; thing.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    liaison; involvement; affaire; amour; intimacy.

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mishpachah

  • noun (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
    mishpocha.
    • she invited the whole mishpocha

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blood_relative

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    cognate; blood relation; sib.

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logical_relation

  • noun a relation between propositions

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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great-niece

  • noun a daughter of your niece or nephew
    grandniece.

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eldest

  • noun the offspring who came first in the order of birth
    firstborn.
  • adjective satellite first in order of birth
    firstborn.
    • the firstborn child

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totem

  • noun a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
  • noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

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maternity

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    pregnancy; gestation.
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
    motherhood.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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quad

  • noun one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quadruplet.
  • noun a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
    quadriceps femoris; musculus quadriceps femoris; quadriceps.

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spatial_relation

  • noun the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
    position.
    • the position of the hands on the clock
    • he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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blood_relation

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; cognate; sib.

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motherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
    maternity.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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progeny

  • noun the immediate descendants of a person
    issue; offspring.
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue

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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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affine

  • noun (anthropology) kin by marriage
  • adjective (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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great-aunt

  • noun an aunt of your father or mother
    grandaunt.

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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affinity

  • noun (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
  • noun (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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folks

  • noun your parents
    • he wrote to his folks every day
  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    common people; folk.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next

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patrikin

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrilineal sib; patrilineal kin; patrisib.

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patrilineal_sib

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrikin; patrilineal kin; patrisib.

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little_sister

  • noun a younger sister

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forbear

  • noun a person from whom you are descended
    forebear.
  • verb refrain from doing
    hold back.
    • she forbore a snicker

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lineage

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    filiation; line of descent; descent.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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temporal_relation

  • noun a relation involving time

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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couple

  • noun a pair who associate with one another
    twosome; duet; duo.
    • the engaged couple
    • an inseparable twosome
  • noun a pair of people who live together
    mates; match.
    • a married couple from Chicago

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quadruplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quad.

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phylogenetic_relation

  • noun (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts
    affinity.
    • in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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steprelationship

  • noun a family relationship by virtue of remarriage

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son

  • noun a male human offspring
    boy.
    • their son became a famous judge
    • his boy is taller than he is
  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Logos; Word.

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monogynist

  • noun someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)
    monogamist.

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firstborn

  • noun the offspring who came first in the order of birth
    eldest.
  • adjective satellite first in order of birth
    eldest.
    • the firstborn child

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descendant

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendent.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendent.

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clan

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    tribe; kindred; kin group; kin; kinship group.

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interrelationship

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelation; interrelatedness.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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kinship_group

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin group; kin.

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genealogy

  • noun successive generations of kin
    family tree.
  • noun the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

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bilateral_descent

  • noun line of descent traced through both the maternal and paternal sides of the family

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female_sibling

  • noun a person's sister

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component_part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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married

  • noun a person who is married
    • we invited several young marrieds
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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brother

  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents
  • noun a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
    • none of his brothers would betray him

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filiation

  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    lineage; line of descent; descent.
  • noun inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
    lineage; ancestry; derivation.

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first_cousin

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    cousin; cousin-german; full cousin.

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magnitude

  • noun the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
    • they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion
    • about the magnitude of a small pea
  • noun a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
    order of magnitude.

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marital_relationship

  • noun the relationship between wife and husband
    marital bed.

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family_relationship

  • noun (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
    relationship; kinship.

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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husband

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    married man; hubby.
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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agnate

  • noun one related on the father's side
    patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrilineal kin; patrisib.
  • adjective satellite related on the father's side
    agnatic; paternal.
    • a paternal aunt

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cognate

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; blood relation; sib.
  • noun a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
    cognate word.

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interrelatedness

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelationship; interrelation.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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magnitude_relation

  • noun a relation between magnitudes
    quantitative relation.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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married_man

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    hubby; husband.

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matrisib

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrilineal kin; matrikin; enate.

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oppositeness

  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    opposition.

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sororal

  • adjective like or characteristic of or befitting a sister
    sisterly; sisterlike.
    • sisterly kindness
    • sororal concern

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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personal_relationship

  • noun a relation between persons
    personal relation.

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ascendent

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendant.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    antecedent; ancestor; ascendant; root.

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human_relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children

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big_sister

  • noun an older sister

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parent

  • noun a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
  • noun an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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grandaunt

  • noun an aunt of your father or mother
    great-aunt.

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better_half

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; married person; spouse; mate.

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unilateral_descent

  • noun line of descent traced through one side of the family

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love_affair

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    romance.

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reciprocality

  • noun a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
    reciprocity.

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family_unit

  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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by-blow

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; illegitimate; illegitimate child; love child.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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sisterlike

  • adjective like or characteristic of or befitting a sister
    sisterly; sororal.
    • sisterly kindness
    • sororal concern

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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ascendant

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendent.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ancestor; root.

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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kindred

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kin group; kin; kinship group.
  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    akin.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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love_child

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child.

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patrilineal

  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the male line
    patrilinear.
    • a patrilineal society

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bigamist

  • noun someone who marries one person while already legally married to another

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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matrilineal

  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the female line
    matrilinear.
    • matrilineal inheritance

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cousin

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    first cousin; cousin-german; full cousin.

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descendent

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendant.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendant.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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comparison

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparing.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • noun relation based on similarities and differences

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

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blood_kinship

  • noun (anthropology) related by blood
    cognation; consanguinity.

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quintuplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • noun one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quin; quint.

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male_sibling

  • noun a sibling who is male

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connection

  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connexion; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
  • noun the state of being connected
    link; connectedness.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable

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cousin-german

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    cousin; first cousin; full cousin.

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matrilineal_kin

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrikin; enate.

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successor

  • noun a person who follows next in order
    replacement.
    • he was President Lincoln's successor
  • noun a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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mathematical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics
    • a mathematical textbook
    • slide rules and other mathematical instruments
    • a mathematical solution to a problem
    • mathematical proof
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    numerical.
    • tests for rating numerical aptitude
    • a mathematical whiz

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next_of_kin

  • noun the person who is (or persons who are) most closely related to a given person

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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ownership

  • noun the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    possession.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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mishpocha

  • noun (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
    mishpachah.
    • she invited the whole mishpocha

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auntie

  • noun the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
    aunty; aunt.

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phylogenetic

  • adjective of or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms
    phyletic.
    • phylogenetic development

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brotherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; fraternity.
    • the medical fraternity

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quint

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • noun one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quin; quintuplet.

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quin

  • noun one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quint; quintuplet.

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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married_woman

  • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    wife.

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kinsperson

  • noun a person having kinship with another or others
    kin; family.
    • he's kin
    • he's family

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sistership

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sisterhood.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sisterhood.

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twin

  • noun either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Gemini.

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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polygamist

  • noun someone who is married to two or more people at the same time

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uncle

  • noun the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt
  • noun a source of help and advice and encouragement
    • he played uncle to lonely students

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sister

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sis.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
    • the Sisters taught her to love God

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connexion

  • noun a connecting shape
    link; connection.
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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marital_bed

  • noun the relationship between wife and husband
    marital relationship.

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kissing_cousin

  • noun a more or less distant relative; familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss
    kissing kin.

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parentage

  • noun the state of being a parent
    parenthood.
    • to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man
  • noun the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
    birth.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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maiden_aunt

  • noun an unmarried aunt

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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kin

  • noun a person having kinship with another or others
    kinsperson; family.
    • he's kin
    • he's family
  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin group; kinship group.

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triplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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patrisib

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrilineal kin.

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spouse

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; married person; mate; better half.

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next

  • adjective satellite immediately following in time or order
    following.
    • the following day
    • next in line
    • the next president
    • the next item on the list
  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; adjacent.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side

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sisterly

  • adjective like or characteristic of or befitting a sister
    sororal; sisterlike.
    • sisterly kindness
    • sororal concern

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sexual_relationship

  • noun a relationship involving sexual intimacy

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tribes_of_israel

  • noun twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
    Twelve Tribes of Israel.

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reciprocity

  • noun a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
    reciprocality.
  • noun mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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in-law

  • noun a relative by marriage
    relative-in-law.

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matrilineal_sib

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrisib; matrilineal kin; matrikin; enate.

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interrelation

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelationship; interrelatedness.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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quantitative_relation

  • noun a relation between magnitudes
    magnitude relation.

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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antecedent

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; ancestor; ascendant; root.
  • noun a preceding occurrence or cause or event

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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heir

  • noun a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
    heritor; inheritor.
  • noun a person who inherits some title or office
    successor.

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personal_relation

  • noun a relation between persons
    personal relationship.

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possession

  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    ownership.
  • noun anything owned or possessed

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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constituent

  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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marital

  • adjective of or relating to the state of marriage
    matrimonial; married.
    • marital status
    • marital fidelity
    • married bliss

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illegitimate_child

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; love child.

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social_relation

  • noun a relation between living organisms (especially between people)

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line_of_descent

  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    lineage; filiation; descent.
  • 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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quantitative

  • adjective expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
    • export wheat without quantitative limitations
    • quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to the measurement of quantity
    • quantitative studies

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forefather

  • noun the founder of a family
    father; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers
  • noun person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group
    • our forefathers brought forth a great nation

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consort

  • noun the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    choir.

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twelve_tribes_of_israel

  • noun twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
    Tribes of Israel.

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sisterhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sistership.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sistership.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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married_person

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; spouse; mate; better half.

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monogamist

  • noun someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)
    monogynist.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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kissing

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; caressing; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; fondling.
  • verb touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.
    buss; osculate; snog; kiss.
    • The newly married couple kissed
    • She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room

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nurture

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; rearing; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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whoreson

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; prick; motherfucker; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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family_tree

  • noun successive generations of kin
    genealogy.

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unilateral

  • adjective involving only one part or side
    one-sided.
    • unilateral paralysis
    • a unilateral decision
  • adjective satellite tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only

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partnership

  • noun the members of a business venture created by contract
  • noun a cooperative relationship between people or groups who agree to share responsibility for achieving some specific goal
    • effective language learning is a partnership between school, teacher and student
    • the action teams worked in partnership with the government

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fatherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    paternity.
  • noun God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
    Father-God; Father.
    • hear our prayers, Heavenly Father

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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primogenitor

  • noun an ancestor in the direct line
    progenitor.

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tribe

  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    folk.
  • noun a federation (as of American Indians)
    federation of tribes.

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offspring

  • noun the immediate descendants of a person
    progeny; issue.
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue
  • noun something that comes into existence as a result
    materialisation; materialization.
    • industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring
    • this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts

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second_cousin

  • noun a child of a first cousin

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paternity

  • noun the state of being a father
    • tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    fatherhood.

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sire

  • noun a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority
  • noun the founder of a family
    father; forefather.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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bastard

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.

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descent

  • noun a movement downward
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    origin; extraction.
    • he comes from good origins

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aunty

  • noun the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
    auntie; aunt.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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sib

  • noun a person's brother or sister
    sibling.
  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; cognate; blood relation.

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linguistic_relation

  • noun a relation between linguistic forms or constituents

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connectedness

  • noun the state of being connected
    connection; link.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connexion.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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spatial

  • adjective pertaining to or involving or having the nature of space
    spacial.
    • the first dimension to concentrate on is the spatial one
    • spatial ability
    • spatial awareness
    • the spatial distribution of the population

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full_cousin

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    cousin; first cousin; cousin-german.

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ancestor

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ascendant; root.

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female_parent

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    mother.
    • the mother of three children

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sis

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sister.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
    silicon; Si; atomic number 14.

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half-sister

  • noun a sister who has only one parent in common with you
    stepsister; half sister.

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scion

  • noun a descendent or heir
    • a scion of royal stock

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maiden

  • noun an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    maid.
  • noun (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
    maiden over.

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stepsister

  • noun a sister who has only one parent in common with you
    half-sister; half sister.

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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matrikin

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrilineal kin; enate.

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business_relation

  • noun a relation between different business enterprises

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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enate

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrilineal kin; matrikin.
  • adjective satellite related on the mother's side
    enatic; maternal.
    • my maternal grandmother

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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patrilineal_kin

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrisib.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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half_blood

  • noun one of siblings who have only one parent in common

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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cognation

  • noun line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family
    matrilineage; enation.
  • noun (anthropology) related by blood
    blood kinship; consanguinity.

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half_sister

  • noun a sister who has only one parent in common with you
    half-sister; stepsister.

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bilateral

  • adjective satellite having identical parts on each side of an axis
    bilaterally symmetric; bilaterally symmetrical; isobilateral.
  • adjective satellite affecting or undertaken by two parties
    • a bilateral agreement between the United States and Japan

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wife

  • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    married woman.

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consanguinity

  • noun (anthropology) related by blood
    blood kinship; cognation.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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portion

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    part.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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aunt

  • noun the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
    auntie; aunty.

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anaclisis

  • noun (psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figure

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kissing_kin

  • noun a more or less distant relative; familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss
    kissing cousin.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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kin_group

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin; kinship group.

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hubby

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    married man; husband.

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mathematical_relation

  • noun a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

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kinship

  • noun a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
    affinity.
    • found a natural affinity with the immigrants
    • felt a deep kinship with the other students
    • anthropology's kinship with the humanities
  • noun (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
    family relationship; relationship.

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