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ascendent

adj.1.tending or directed upward.
2.having the most important influence.
n.1.position or state of being dominant or in control.
2.someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote that a grandparent).
Noun1.ascendent - position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant"
Synonyms: ascendant
2.ascendent - someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Adj.1.ascendent - tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin
Synonyms: ascendant, ascensive
2.ascendent - most powerful or important or influential; "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"
ascendant, ascending, ascensive
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