Ancestry and Bloodline


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Ancestry noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: a Cambodian immigrant who can trace her Khmer ancestry as far back as the 16th century

Bloodline is a synonym for ancestry in kin topic. In some cases you can use "Bloodline" instead a noun "Ancestry", when it comes to topics like lineage. popular alternative
Nearby Words: ancestor, ancestral, ancestress
Synonyms for Ancestry


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Bloodline noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: came from a bloodline that could be traced back to the 12th century

Ancestry is a synonym for bloodline in kin topic. You can use "Ancestry" instead a noun "Bloodline".
Nearby Words: blood, blooded
Synonyms for Bloodline

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  • It's very subtly implied a split-second before the child of Christ's bloodline dies that he's been faking his retardation, or that there was at least something to his ancestry.
  • Did You Just Romance Cthulhu? The "aberrant" bloodline—-which eventually turns your character into a Humanoid Abomination-—implies something like this in a sorcerer's ancestry.
  • There are also "Heritage" feats and a "Bloodline" option, for adding special powers based on unusual ancestry, including celestial, fiendish, fey, vampire and illithid, among too many others to list.
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