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Descendant
Offspring of a particular ancestor.
Generation
All of the offspring that are at the same stage of descent.
Inheritance
The act of receiving property or money after the death of a relative or friend.
Lineage
Direct decent from a particular ancestor.
Maternal
Referring to mother or motherhood.
Matriarch
A woman who rules a family or clan.
Parental
Characteristic of a mother or father.
Patriarch
The male leader of a family or clan.
Posterity
Future generations.
Siblings
One of two or more children from the same parents.
Congenial
Having the same tastes or habits.
Degenerate
To sink into a much worse or lower condition.
Gender
One of the categories-masculine, feminine, or neuter.
Genealogy
Direct descent from an ancestor.
Generic
Not protected by a trademark.
Genesis
The coming into being of anything.
Gentry
Well-bred people of good family and high social standing.
Primogeniture
The condition of being the first-born child in a family.
regenerate
to form or create anew
amicable
Friendly
anguish
great physical or mental pain
blithe
cheerful;carefree;lighthearted
defiant
boldly challenging authority
desolate
lonely and sad;wretched
despondent
depressed
disillusion
to disappoint or disenchant
distress
anxiety discomfort or suffering
disgruntled
discontented or cross
exuberant
full of enthusiasm;lively
progeny
children;descendants