descent vs dissent: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: descent or dissent

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descentnoun

a downward slope or bend

descentnoun

the descendants of one individual

descentnoun

the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

descentnoun

properties attributable to your ancestry

descentnoun

a movement downward

descentnoun

the act of changing your location in a downward direction

dissentverb

be of different opinions

dissentnoun

the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

dissentverb

express opposition through action or words

dissentnoun

a difference of opinion

dissentnoun

(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority

dissentverb

withhold assent

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