Example sentences for: descended

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

  • Spacers in the first category, which can be considered to be descended from ancestral spacers, have an average length of 55 bp ( n = 272).

  • In TV interviews, Bauer rigs the debate by juxtaposing the idea that we "descended from monkeys" with the idea that we are "divinely made" and are "creatures of God."

  • Modern Indian Christians, some descended from the Syrians, others from those converted by British and Portuguese missionaries, number about 19 million.

  • That is not entirely true, for linguists know too much about language to suggest that there ever was, literally, a single language from which all Indo-European languages descended.

  • Many Goans are descended from them or from converts who took the name of their Portuguese sponsors.


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