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kindred

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkindredkin‧dred1 /ˈkɪndrɪd/ noun [uncountable] old use 🔊 🔊 FAMILYyour whole familykin
Examples from the Corpus
kindredAlmost certainly unwittingly, Benjamin was returning to the land of his far-off kindred.
kindredkindred2 adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 a kindred spirit2 formalSA belonging to the same group or family 🔊 The protest included members of Free the Streets and kindred organisations.
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kindredA recent discovery has shown that in kindred matters they followed a tradition current in Athens, at least in the fourth century.Pharmacy and lavish automobile, what a kindred pair they were!Recognizing in Laz a kindred passion, I conceive a plan.The same kindred spirit flows in their veins.I could also imagine the gentle but resolute Amsale recognizing a kindred spirit in Neil Brown.No doubt she and Zahara had become friends because each recognised a kindred spirit in the other.I was different, to be sure, but he accepted me as a kindred spirit of sorts.Was there some kindred spirit that linked this Samburu tribesman with a group of walkers from Sheffield?
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