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granddaddy

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grandaddy

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  1. something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed the granddaddy of all English mystery novels Synonyms antecedent, archetype, daddy, foregoer, forerunner, ancestor (also grandaddy), precursor, predecessor, prototypeRelated Words model, original; originator, sire; father, motherNear Antonyms by-product, derivative, offshoot, outgrowth, spin-off; daughter, sonAntonyms descendant (also descendent)


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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