Example sentences for: descendant

How can you use “descendant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Those who became the Shia held that any leader of the Ummah must be a direct descendant of the Prophet; those who became the Sunni argued that lineal descent was not required if the candidate met other standards of faith and knowledge.

  • In the Paris evening paper France-Soir , a direct descendant of Jules Verne, of Around the World in 80 Days fame, complained about people saying that the author's dream had finally been realized.

  • Babur the Tiger, descendant of Timur the Lame and of Genghis Khan, accepted their welcome but made no promises.

  • Finally, he is devoted to his maternal grandmother, a descendant of a dishworship of Scots .

  • .. a descendant of Adriaen van Bergen, part owner of the famous turf boat in which a party of Dutch troops were clandestinely introduced in the year 1599 into the castle of that city.”


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