Succession and Variation


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Succession noun – Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
Variation and succession are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Variation" instead a noun "Succession".
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
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Variation noun – A distinct treatment of something (as a story or a play).
Succession and variation are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Succession" instead a noun "Variation".
Nearby Words: variety, variable, varied, variance, variant
Synonyms for Variation

How words are described

old old succession old variation
female female succession female variation
similar similar succession similar variation
male male succession male variation
Other adjectives: main, interesting, new, possible, unusual, inverted.

Both words in one sentence

  • In the backstory to BattleTech, the Draconis Combine used a variation of this trick against its two enemies between Succession Wars.
    Source: Boxed Crook
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Variation or Succession. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2022.

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