inheritor

[ in-her-i-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF inheritor

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INHERITOR

He was an inheritor; and she had loved, not him, but his inheritance.

If he was one, he was either the victim of misfortune or the inheritor of the misfortune of an ancestor.

It is as your son that I speak; it is as the inheritor of your name,—that name which Madeleine also bears.

The dying man was, after all, the inheritor of his ancestors' virtues and failings.

A man in prison, for instance, would not be the inheritor of anything.

But what to the eyes of the world was this inheritor of a vaunted name?

I was thus the inheritor of competence, and ought to be at this moment a gentleman.

The first inheritor of these articles is the eldest son living 581 with the parents.

And what is the democratic movement but the inheritor of Christianity?

On the day after the revelation, a thought came into the mind of the inheritor of the rubies.

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