1‘ties of descent and kinship’
relationship, relatedness, being related, family ties, family connections, blood relationship, blood ties, common ancestry, common lineage, kindred, connection
formal consanguinity, propinquity
2‘she could not feel kinship with people who were not decisive’
affinity, sympathy, kindred, rapport, harmony, understanding, alliance, association, empathy, closeness, fellow feeling, bond, community, communion, compatibility, link, accord, friendship, togetherness
similarity, likeness, parallel, parallelism, connection, correspondence, concordance, equivalence, agreement, symmetry, analogy, uniformity
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.