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Position or state of being dominant or in control.  Synonym: ascendant.
Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent).  Synonyms: ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, root.

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... the Carnegie Institution indeed fell flat, and Cosmo Versal's star reigned in the ascendent. He pushed his preparations with amazing speed, and not only politics, but even the war that had just broken out in South America was swallowed up in the newspapers by endless descriptions of the mysterious proceedings at Mineola. Cosmo ...
— The Second Deluge • Garrett P. Serviss

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