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Word: kindred

Definition: related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship


Sentences Containing 'kindred'

'And when I came to you, that night, to lay down all my load of shame and grief, and knew that I had to tell that, underneath your roof, one of my own kindred, to whom you had been a benefactor, for the love of me, had spoken to me words that should have found no utterance, even if I had been the weak and mercenary wretch he thought me--my mind revolted from the taint the very tale conveyed.
After Emory died, Clare married a kindred spirit, slithery operator Lionel Steele (Martin Blaine), who later realized he had a conscience.
Alliance by blood, or marriage, is a frequent cause of war between princes; and the nearer the kindred is, the greater their disposition to quarrel; poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
And above all when they carry such an appearance of truth with them; for they tell us the father, mother, country, kindred, age, place, and the achievements, step by step, and day by day, performed by such a knight or knights!
And as I have relation of kindred to those parts that are of the same kind and nature that I am, so I shall be careful to do nothing that is prejudicial to the community, but in all my deliberations shall they that are of my kind ever be; and the common good, that, which all my intentions and resolutions shall drive unto, as that which is contrary unto it, I shall by all means endeavour to prevent and avoid.
As a graduate student at Walsh University, students pursue the mastery of a subject and the understanding of its relationship to kindred subjects as the form and substance of graduate work.
As it is difficult to show the blood-relationship between the numerous kindred of any ancient and noble family, even by the aid of a genealogical tree, and almost impossible to do so without this aid, we can understand the extraordinary difficulty which naturalists have experienced in describing, without the aid of a diagram, the various affinities which they perceive between the many living and extinct members of the same great natural class.
Brutally so, as one Peter de Bermingham had in 1305 beheaded his guests, Ó Conchobhair of Uí Failghe and thirteen of his kindred.
But if the doctrine of Fast-Fish be pretty generally applicable, the kindred doctrine of Loose-Fish is still more widely so.
Chung was the author of the book "Spirit Slate Writing and Kindred Phenomena" (1898).
Consequently, each new variety or species, during the progress of its formation, will generally press hardest on its nearest kindred, and tend to exterminate them.
Consider now the death of a whole kindred and family, as of that of the Pompeys, as that also that useth to be written upon some monuments, HE WAS THE LAST OF HIS OWN KINDRED.
Dykens and Rosner (1999) found that 100% of those with Williams syndrome were kindred-spirited, 90% sought the company of others, 87% empathize with other's pain, 84% are caring, 83% are unselfish/forgiving, 75% never go unnoticed in a group, and 75% are happy when others do well.
For the nature of the universe, is the nature the common parent of all, and therefore piously to be observed of all things that are, and that which now is, to whatsoever first was, and gave it its being, hath relation of blood and kindred.
He is a Founder and Artistic Director of Kindred Spirits Arts Programs, Preludes of Pont-Aven and The Stravinsky Circle.
He was employed as statistician by many organizations and did research in ethnology and kindred subjects.
Help for the Bastille prisoner's kindred in La Force!
Here again therefore consider the death of a whole kindred.
I know that most men think differently from myself; but those whose lives are by profession devoted to the study of these or kindred subjects content me as little as any.
I know that most men think differently from myself; but those whose lives are by profession devoted to the study of these or kindred subjects, content me as little as any.
I obeyed him, and with my uncles, as I have said, and others of our kindred and neighbours, passed over to Barbary, and the place where we took up our abode was Algiers, much the same as if we had taken it up in hell itself.
In 2013 Spoor also curated the exhibition "Kindred" at the Bold Hype Gallery in NYC.
In some cases, as at Vitoria, they took steps to prevent the desecration of the graves of their kindred by presenting the cemetery to the municipality — a precaution not unjustified, as the Jewish cemetery of Seville was later ravaged by the people.
In the novel Once... by James Herbert, the main character Thom Kindred is visited by a succubus which leads to a great battle between the two with the help of a pixie elf to reclaim his lost property.
Kings traced their descent from Kenneth MacAlpin (and not from his father, Alpín mac Echdach), and Irish genealogies in the Book of Ballymote and the Book of Lecan refer to the kindred as "Clann Cináeda meic Ailpín", prioritising descent from Kenneth.
Now, as the lightning rod to a spire on shore is intended to carry off the perilous fluid into the soil; so the kindred rod which at sea some ships carry to each mast, is intended to conduct it into the water.
Prus senses a kindred idealism in the common people, and portrays it in his stories, "On Vacation" (""Na wakacjach,"" 1884), "An Old Tale" (""Stara bajka,"" 1884) and here in "Fading Voices" (1883).
Seven members of the dynasty were canonized or beatified by the Roman Catholic Church; therefore, the dynasty has been often referred to as the "Kindred of the Holy Kings" from the 13th century.
Shakespeare himself most likely knew the book; he may have carried it home with him in his saddle-bags to Stratford on one of his last journeys, and under the mulberry tree at New Place joined hands with a kindred genius in its pages.
She released her debut album "Breakthru" in March 2005, and has additionally recorded over a dozen singles with musicians such as Jazzyfatnastees, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Kindred the Family Soul and Grammy Award winners James Poyser and Questlove.
So far this album has been released twice, once in the Netherlands on Kindred Spirits in 2x vinyl and in The US on Mochilla Records in CD format.
The Ardent is charged by his kindred to both constrain and assist The Harrow – which means that, by the innate law of the Insequent, his life is forfeit to failure as well.
The continual sight of the fiend shapes before me, capering half in smoke and half in fire, these at last begat kindred visions in my soul, so soon as I began to yield to that unaccountable drowsiness which ever would come over me at a midnight helm.
The MacCrimmon kindred was centred at Borreraig near the Clan MacLeod seat at Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye.
The report of his undeniable delirium at sea was likewise popularly ascribed to a kindred cause.
The track features musicians James Poyser, Questlove, Steve Jordan and Kindred the Family Soul.
Then another cart came by at the same pace, but the occupant of the throne was not old like the others, but a man stalwart and robust, and of a forbidding countenance, who as he came up said in a voice far hoarser and more devilish, "I am the enchanter Archelaus, the mortal enemy of Amadis of Gaul and all his kindred," and then passed on.
Then secondly, that to those parts that are of the same kind and nature as thou art, thou hast relation of kindred.
They are exposed to the egwegeregwe awala masquerade which dances at the village square kindred by kindred.
This scared other Anamites but Iwo from Odionwu kindred of Ebendu volunteered to be used while his brother Ama from Amekeme kindred of Ebendu alongside Obalichi from Umuoba volunteered to escort him such that if his brother dies he will cut off his head and bring it back.
To have gained a prize in the Olympic, Isthmian, or Nemaean games, gave illustration, not only to the person who gained it, but to his whole family and kindred.
To nought that thou needest fear, but to the friendly kindred elements whence thou didst spring.
When thou art grieved at anything, hast thou forgotten that all things happen according to the nature of the universe; and that him only it concerns, who is in fault; and moreover, that what is now done, is that which from ever hath been done in the world, and will ever be done, and is now done everywhere: how nearly all men are allied one to another by a kindred not of blood, nor of seed, but of the same mind.
Where was the parent which hatched it, its kindred, and its father in the heavens?
Yes, here were a set of sea-dogs, many of whom without the slightest bashfulness had boarded great whales on the high seas--entire strangers to them--and duelled them dead without winking; and yet, here they sat at a social breakfast table--all of the same calling, all of kindred tastes--looking round as sheepishly at each other as though they had never been out of sight of some sheepfold among the Green Mountains.
`This young gentleman is blessed, in a peculiar way, with every thing the heart of mortal can most desire, splendid property, noble kindred, and extensive patronage.
``There was no touch of pity, sorrow, or kindred humanity, in this answer.

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::: enumerate - list; mention one by one
::: apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
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::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)