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Overview of noun descent
1. descent -- (a movement downward)

2. origin, descent, extraction -- (properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins")

3. descent -- (the act of changing your location in a downward direction)

4. descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation -- (the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors)

5. descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope -- (a downward slope or bend)

6. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")

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