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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.
WHAT MADE THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT SUCCESSFUL — AND WHAT CAME NEXTCLIFFORD THOMPSONFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
MARTIN LUTHER REWIRED YOUR BRAIN - ISSUE 96: REWIREDJOSEPH HENRICHFEBRUARY 17, 2021NAUTILUS
One first step was to figure out whether this Hopkins was the same man who had bequeathed the gift.
HOW ONE VERY OLD CENSUS RECORD SPURRED A RECKONING AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITYSUSAN SVRLUGADECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even before they die, supergiants seem to bequeath material to the next generation of stars.
BETELGEUSE WENT DARK, BUT DIDN’T GO SUPERNOVA. WHAT HAPPENED?LISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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.
IMMIGRANTS WHO ARE FIRST-TIME VOTERS KNOW HOW MUCH IS AT STAKE NEXT WEEKPETULA DVORAKOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A testator may bequeath property to a trustee who shall select the objects of the testator's bounty.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
I also give and bequeath to my beloved wife the dwelling-house and lot on which I now reside.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
We can finish nothing in this life, but we can make a beginning, and bequeath a noble example.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
But he could not bequeath political capacity to his colleagues, nor could he eradicate many bad traditions of long standing.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
The sepulchre of Machpelah was the sole possession in the land of his adoption which he could bequeath to his descendants.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
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WORDS RELATED TO BEQUEATH

  • advanced
  • backed
  • bankrolled
  • bought into
  • bought stock
  • devoted
  • endowed
  • endued
  • entrusted
  • got into
  • imbued
  • infused
  • lay out
  • lent
  • loaned
  • picked up the tab
  • plowed back into
  • plunged
  • provided
  • put in
  • put up dough
  • salt away
  • sank
  • spent
  • staked
  • supplied
  • went in for
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