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Ascendent

Ascendent Meaning & Definition
Ascendent Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Ascendent?

[n] someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote that a grandparent)
[n] position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant"
[adj] most powerful or important or influential; "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"
[adj] tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin

Synonyms | Synonyms for Ascendent: ancestor | antecedent | ascendant | ascendant | ascendant | ascending(a) | ascensive | dominant | dominating | root

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See Also | ancestress | ascendance | ascendancy | ascendence | ascendency | control | dominance | father | forbear | forebear | forefather | foremother | primogenitor | progenitor | relation | relative | sire

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