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ascendent


I - noun
1. position or state of being dominant or in control
- that idea was in the ascendant
Syn:
ascendant
Derivationally related forms:
ascendant (for: ascendant)
Hypernyms:
dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control
2. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Syn:
ancestor, ascendant, antecedent, root
Ant:
descendant (for: ancestor)
Derivationally related forms:
antecedent (for: antecedent), ancestral (for: ancestor)
Hypernyms:
relative, relation
Hyponyms:
ancestress, forebear, forbear, forefather, father,
sire, foremother, progenitor, primogenitor

II - adjective
1. tending or directed upward
- "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin
Syn:
ascendant, ascensive
Similar to:
ascending
Derivationally related forms:
ascend (for: ascensive), ascend, ascend (for: ascendant)
2. most powerful or important or influential
- the economically ascendant class
- D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe
Syn:
ascendant, dominating
Similar to:
dominant
Derivationally related forms:
ascendency, ascendence, ascendant (for: ascendant), ascendancy (for: ascendant), ascendance (for: ascendant)

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