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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section II. Relation
1. Absolute Relation

11. [Relations of Kindred.] Consanguinity.

   NOUN:CONSANGUINITY, relationship, kindred, blood; parentage (paternity) [See Paternity]; filiation, affiliation; lineage, agnation, connation [obs.], cognation, connection, alliance; people [as, my people], family, family connection, family tie; ties of blood, blood relation; nepotism.
  KINSMAN, kinsfolk; kith and kin; relation, relative; connection; sib [rare]; next of kin; uncle, aunt, nephew, niece; cousin, cousin-german; first cousin, second cousin; cousin once removed, cousin twice removed &c.; near relation, distant relation; brother, sister, one’s own flesh and blood.
  FAMILY, fraternity; brotherhood, sisterhood, cousinhood.
  RACE, stock, generation; sept [See Paternity]; stirps, side; strain; breed, clan, tribe.
   VERB:BE RELATED TO &c. adj.; claim relationship with &c. n.
   ADJECTIVE:RELATED, akin, sib [Scot. or archaic], consanguineous, of the blood, family, allied, collateral; cognate, agnate, connate [rare]; kindred; affiliated; fraternal.
  intimately related, nearly related, closely related, remotely related, distantly related; intimately allied, nearly allied, closely allied, remotely allied, distantly allied; affinal, german.
  1. A little more than kin and less than kind.—Hamlet
  2. I’m all o’er sib to Adam’s breed that I should bid him go.—Kipling
  3. And so do his sisters and his cousins and his aunts.—Gilbert