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anonymous

  • one year ago

Chinese men welded public authority, but they won their rights to it by virtue of the female line of their descent. I don't understand how they won their authority. Can someone rephrase "by... descent."?

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    These definitions might help

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    the act, process, or fact of moving from a higher to a lower position. Synonyms: falling, sinking; fall, drop. 2. a downward inclination or slope. Synonyms: decline, grade, declivity; slant. 3. a passage or stairway leading down. 4. derivation from an ancestor; lineage; extraction. Synonyms: ancestry, parentage, origin. 5. any passing from higher to lower in degree or state; decline. Synonyms: decrease, drop, plunge, decline, lessening, contraction, downturn. 6. a sudden raid or hostile attack. Synonyms: assault, foray; raid, incursion, sneak attack. 7. Law. transmission of real property by intestate succession.

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