Example sentences for: descendant

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

  • It seems to me that the political correctness movement is a natural descendant of the recurrent spasms of prudery that have assaulted our language over the centuries.

  • They built towns, industries, roads, and bridges, developed agriculture, and bequeathed the Latin language, of which Portuguese is a direct descendant.

  • The CIA The CIA is a descendant of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which President Roosevelt created early in World War II after having first thought the FBI might take that role.

  • For any node g ∈ G , let γ ( g ) be the set of species in which occur the extant genes descendant from g . For any node s ∈ S , let σ ( s ) be the set of species in the external nodes descendant from s . For any g ∈ G , let M( g ) ∈ S be the smallest (lowest) node in S satisfying γ ( g ) ⊆ σ (M( g )).

  • The house is now owned by Roland Alton Lowe, a descendant of Albert and an acclaimed Bahamian painter; his paintings and prints are sold at the museum.


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