I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VIII. CAUSATION

3. POWER IN OPERATION
Posterity.

[Nouns] posterity, progeny, breed, issue, offspring, brood, litter, seed, farrow, spawn, spat; family, grandchildren, heirs; great-grandchild.

child, son, daughter; butcha; bantling, scion; acrospire, plumule, shoot, sprout, olive-branch, sprit, branch; off-shoot, off-set; ramification; descendant; heir, heiress; heir-apparent, heir-presumptive; chip off the old block; heredity; rising generation.

straight descent, sonship, line, lineage, filiation, primogeniture.

[Adjectives] filial; diphyletic.

[Phrases] "the child is father of the man" [Wordsworth].

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