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Family ConnectionPlay
Use 'descendant' to highlight a person's ancestors, often to show continuity or heritage. SlideShe is the fifth-generation descendant of an illustrious poet.
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Sense of IdentityPlay
'Descendant' can imply pride or a form of identity associated with one's forebearers. SlideAs a descendant of immigrants, she cherishes the family's history.
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Historical ContextPlay
Understand the historical significance when someone is a descendant of a notable figure or event. SlideDescendants of the Mayflower passengers often celebrate their history.