Family and Tribal


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Family noun – A group of persons who come from the same ancestor.
Tribal and family are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tribal" instead an adjective "Family".
Nearby Word: familial
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Tribal adjective – Of, relating to, or reflecting the traits exhibited by a group of people with a common ancestry and culture.
Family and tribal are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Family" instead an adjective "Tribal".
Nearby Words: tribe, tribalism
Synonyms for Tribal

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  • Literature / Frontier Wolf Going Native: Despite being an Army of Thieves and Whores who have been Reassigned to Antarctica, Frontier Wolves are expected to put aside family and tribal loyalties and form a Band of Brothers.
  • When the "Rig family" reach the lands of Vuvalini in Mad Max: Fury Road, Furiosa introduces herself with her whole tribal lineage.
  • Rape as Backstory: Dawn ended up with Manitou Raven after her family shunned her for attacking a tribal chieftain who forced himself upon her.
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