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Synonyms for offshoot

Synonyms for offshoot

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

something derived from another

a part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

a young stemlike growth arising from a plant

Synonyms for offshoot

a natural consequence of development

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Syria's offshoot, whose leaders have lived in exile since the regime crushed them in a bloody operation in 1982, support Saudi Arabia and Yemen in their war against an insurgent Shiite minority in Yemen, while other offshoots remain silent, he said as an example.
With Hamas being EMB's fighting offshoot and now ruling the Gaza Strip, HuT is increasingly more active in the multi-ethnic and impoverished Fergana Valley, which spills across the borders of Uzbekistan, Tadjikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
In one place, the fossil sheath had chipped open, revealing what seem to be offshoots about to unfurl.
While such studies may be familiar to the new historicist, who regularly attempts to locate the text in a social or political frame, Bennett widens this prevailing literary scope to include performances of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and, fascinatingly, modern offshoot and rewrites of the same.
The responsibility for creating the dances included rehearsing the chorines to a knife-edge precision -- an offshoot of the nineteenth-century Amazon Drill that employed phalanxes of women dressed in abbreviated military garb and helmets in unison-marching formations.
Krumping channeled the same wild moves into more conscious expressions/releases of anger (there are also offshoots such as stripper dancing - which, despite its salacious gyrations, probably leaves practitioners too exhausted for inappropriate sex afterward - and a krump-for-Christ sect).
Two sets of experiments now shed light on the origin of sidebranches -- offshoots from the main branches that form and grow as a substance freezes into a tree-like shape.
Already an instant classic in Feinberg's mind, the ninth version of the network's action sports celebration won't soon be forgotten, in part because of all the shows and offshoots it gives ESPN and its marketing department.
But with Lucero gone, an exponentially more ruthless and mysterious entity known only as Diablo (this film's original title, by the way) sets about violently taking over Lucero's operation and its many stateside offshoots.
One of the informal offshoots of Stapp's work was the proposition called Murphy's Law - that anything that can go wrong will go wrong.