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verb as in give in a will


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Sanders takes the story into the post-civil-rights era, delving into the psychological costs — and the lessons — that the early movement bequeathed to those born after the struggles of the 1960s.

Our minds, brains, and indeed our biology are, in myriad ways, substantially shaped by the social norms, values, institutions, beliefs, and languages bequeathed to us from prior generations.

One first step was to figure out whether this Hopkins was the same man who had bequeathed the gift.

Even before they die, supergiants seem to bequeath material to the next generation of stars.

When you have something very good, as good as Americans have it, they have to learn to fight to keep it and protect it, just like anything that is bequeathed to you.

And did they bequeath to the military the task of rescuing the democratic impulse stifled by a pharaoh with an Islamist face?

Which will, in turn, mean they retire with less wealth, and bequeath less wealth to their children.

I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I love, If you want me again look for me under your bootsoles.

A testator may bequeath property to a trustee who shall select the objects of the testator's bounty.

I also give and bequeath to my beloved wife the dwelling-house and lot on which I now reside.

We can finish nothing in this life, but we can make a beginning, and bequeath a noble example.

But he could not bequeath political capacity to his colleagues, nor could he eradicate many bad traditions of long standing.

The sepulchre of Machpelah was the sole possession in the land of his adoption which he could bequeath to his descendants.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bequeath, such as: bestow, entrust, hand down, impart, pass on, and commit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.