Descent and Kinfolk


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Descent noun – The act or process of going to a lower level or altitude.
Kinfolk is an antonym for descent.
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
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Kinfolk noun – A group of persons who come from the same ancestor.
Usage example: let's invite all our kinfolk for the holidays

Descent is an antonym for kinfolk.
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Kinfolk and Descent. (2016). Retrieved 2019, December 11, from
Descent & Kinfolk. N.p., 2016. Web. 11 Dec. 2019. <>.
Kinfolk or Descent. 2016. Accessed December 11, 2019.

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