The Artist and The descendants win big, Ricky Gervais (mostly) behaves, and phallic jokes abound.
Although free to leave the manor at 21, Isaac spent his entire life with the Sylvester descendants.
See why The Artist, with 10 nominations, will beat The Help, The descendants, and Hugo.
North Dakotans are the descendants of the ones who took that chance and made it work.
“The descendants of those collaborators [with the slave trade] are still with us,” said Soyinka.
I apologize to his manes, his descendants, and his friends for the liberty.
The fate of the ancestor had been typical of that of his descendants.
As to the Scotch, their barbarisms that are to be found even in print, are affrontive to the descendants of Englishmen.
It is doubtful whether Palaeolithic man has left any descendants.
On these visits they shew little benevolence or lovingkindness to their descendants.
mid-15c. (adj.), c.1600 (n.), from French descendant (13c.), present participle of descendre (see descend). Despite a tendency to use descendent for the adjective and descendant for the noun, descendant seems to be prevailing in all uses and appears 5 times more often than its rival in books printed since 1900. Cf. dependant.