ascendent

Noun
  1. Position or state of being dominant or in control (synset 114465827)
    "that idea was in the ascendant"
  2. Someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) (synset 109811996)
Adjective
  1. Tending or directed upward (synset 302494316)
    "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"
  2. Most powerful or important or influential (synset 300795186)
    "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"

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