Grandfather and Progeny


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Grandfather noun – A person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent.
Usage example: this tradition has been passed down from our pioneer grandfathers

Progeny is an antonym for grandfather.
Antonyms for Grandfather


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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

Grandfather is an antonym for progeny.
Antonyms for Progeny
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How words are described

real real grandfather real progeny
evil evil grandfather evil progeny
supposed supposed grandfather supposed progeny
former former grandfather former progeny
Other adjectives: adopted, biological.

Both words in one sentence

  • In the rom-com The Bachelor, Jimmie Shannon will inherit his cynical, progeny-obsessed grandfather's $100 million if he gets married before his 30th birthday, which will arrive in less than 24 hours from the reading of the will.
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