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adjective as in acquired

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The tiara previously belonged to the Queen Mother who bequeathed it to Princess Margaret.

But they also bequeathed to us a founding racism that we have found it almost impossible to jettison.

The Britain that she bequeathed to the world is a very different place.

In 1463, a gentleman of Bury St. Edmunds bequeathed to a friend “my silvir forke for grene gyngour” (candied ginger).

His fascism bequeathed an example that was disastrously emulated across Europe - and that led in turn to another terrible war.

The thing bequeathed must be described with sufficient clearness to identify it, nothing more is required.

He soon afterward gave fifty thousand a year for this work, and a million bequeathed for the cause at his death.

To whomsoever of my ancestors bequeathed me my power of detachment deep salaams!

As he was carried along he made his will, in which he bequeathed his detestation of popery to his friends and brethren.

But what was he to do, what means could he employ with a child that a worshiped wife had bequeathed to him in dying?


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bequeathed, such as: accrued, endowed, given, granted, inherited, and transmitted.

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