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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent); Position or state of being dominant or in control

Usage examples (40)
  • The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
  • Rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage
  • That idea was in the ascendant
  • The economically ascendant class for more
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