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  • noun Plural form of ascendent.

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Examples

  • Having worked for Vorhees and Reyes definitely made her a tool, although I wouldn't have said of the ascendents.

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  • I'd never been that enthused about pseudo-combat, and that was the way most ascendents regarded competitive games.

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  • Erle certainly captured the sense of all too many ascendents, and I couldn't deny that I'd felt that way at times.

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  • So, even before I tried getting to work, but after running — cautious in my choice of route — and exercising and cleaning up, like all the good ascendents and the dutiful sarimen, I trudged down to the voting station at the local secondary school, another institution that had been forecast to go out of existence but had not, once the drawbacks of the alternatives had become fully obvious.

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  • Her hair, green eyes, and perfect figure had clearly been gene back-altered, like most of the prominent physical characteristics of offspring of first generation ascendents.

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  • Before she'd entered politics, Kagnar had been a public relations specialist for Vorhees and Reyes, and Erle was attacking her as a tool of the ascendents.

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  • Astrologers, quoth my father, know better than us both: — the trine and sextil aspects have jumped awry, — or the opposite of their ascendents have not hit it, as they should, — or the lords of the genitures (as they call them) have been at bo-peep, — or something has been wrong above, or below with us.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Direct successions, or those of descendents to ascendents, pay no tax.

    II. Book V. Of the Sources of the General or Public Revenue of the Society

  • The Luctuosa Hereditas, the mournful succession of ascendents to descendents, to the twentieth penny only.

    II. Book V. Of the Sources of the General or Public Revenue of the Society

  • "You know that there is a group of ascendents who control the major multis.

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