definition: most powerful or important or influential
example: the economically ascendant class
speech part: adjective
synonyms: dominating
definition: tending or directed upward
example: rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage- John Ruskin
speech part: adjective
synonyms: ascendent ascensive
definition: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
speech part: noun
synonyms: antecedent
definition: position or state of being dominant or in control
example: that idea was in the ascendant
speech part: noun
synonyms: ascendent

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