ascendent
Adjective

ascendent

  1. Upward in direction or proclivity.
  2. In power; controlling.
    • Without some power of persuading or confuting, of defending himself against accusations, […] no man could possibly hold an ascendent position.
Noun

ascendent (plural ascendents)

  1. A person from whom one is descended.
  2. A position of power or control.
Synonyms


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