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  • abnormal, unnatural.
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Lineal

Antonyms of LINEAL
Examples of usage:
  1. The law of inheritance, then, is as follows: First, lineal descendants; second, ascendants; third, lateral descendants; fourth, surviving spouse; fifth, self- appointed executor who was a personal friend of the deceased. - "The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. A race- like those Cossacks who are probably their lineal descendants- to be feared, to be hired, to be petted, but not to be conquered. - "The Ancien Regime" by Charles Kingsley
  3. Through years reversed and lit again I followed that unending chain Wherein the suns are links of light; Retraced through lineal, ordered spheres The twisting of the threads of years In weavings wrought of noon and night; Through stars and deeps I watched the dream unroll, Those folds that form the raiment of the soul. - "The Star-Treader and other poems" by Clark Ashton Smith
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