Forebear and Progeny


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Forebear noun – A person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent.
Usage example: his forebears came to America on the Mayflower

Progeny is an antonym for forebear.
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Progeny noun – The descendants of a person, animal, or plant.
Usage example: the rancher carefully examined the progeny of the new breed of cattle

Forebear is an antonym for progeny.
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Progeny or Forebear. 2016. Accessed January 16, 2022.

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