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  1. ancestors(noun)

    Synonyms:
    forefathers

How to pronounce ancestors?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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How to use ancestors in a sentence?

  1. Editor Curtis Houck:

    Between a story about McConnells ancestors, her 11 minutes on Morning Joe... the liberal media have shown on day one of this race that theyll put both thumbs on the scale for McGrath.

  2. Frank Herbert:

    There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.

  3. William Frank Buckley, Jr.:

    I mean to live my life an obedient man, but obedient to God, subservient to the wisdom of my ancestors never to the authority of political truths arrived at yesterday at the voting booth.

  4. Agop Djizmedjian:

    I brought George today to tell him that our ancestors were killed in this genocide, when I die, my son will teach his children until we get our rights.

  5. Daniel Cameron:

    I think often about my ancestors who struggled for freedom, and as I think of those giants and their broad shoulders, I also think about Joe Biden, who says,' If you are not voting for me, you ain't black,'.


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