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Roget category 11

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.2. Relation
›› 1.2.1. Absolute relation

#11. [Relations of kindred.] Consanguinity


consanguinity, relationship, kindred, bloodparentage etc. (paternity) 166filiation, affiliationlineage, agnation, connection, alliance family connection, family tieties of bloodnepotism.
kinsman, kinfolkkith and kinrelation, relativeconnectionsibling, sibnext of kinuncle, aunt, nephew, niececousin, cousin-germanfirst cousin, second cousincousin once removed, cousin twice removedetc. near relation, distant relationbrother, sister, one's own flesh and blood.
family, fraternitybrotherhood, sisterhood, cousinhood.
race, stock, generationsept etc. 166stirps, sidestrainbreed, clan, tribe, nation.


be related to etc. adj.. claim relationship with etc. n.. with.


related, akin, consanguineous, of the blood, family, allied, collateralcognate, agnate, connatekindredaffiliatedfraternal.
intimately related, nearly related, closely related, remotely related, distantly related, alliedgerman.

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