English dictionary definition of:



  • the act of changing your location in a downward direction
  • properties attributable to your ancestry
  • a movement downward
  • the descendants of one individual
  • a downward slope or bend
  • the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors


ancestry blood bloodline declension declination decline declivity downslope extraction fall filiation line lineage origin parentage pedigree stemma stock

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View spelling list sc words and learn about the word descent in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

Scrabble score for descent

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 16:49:55 on 18-01-20

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