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 Meanings and Examples of BEQUEST
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bequest
 n.  inheritance; legacy; act of giving, leaving by will, or passing on to another
Classic Sentence:
1  There was just such an informality in the terms of the bequest as to give me no hope from law.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  Reminding him of the fact, that Mr. Peggotty derived a steady, though certainly a very moderate income from the bequest of his late brother-in-law, I promised to do so.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
3  Nobody can force you to accept this bequest.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
Example Sentence:
1  "Nonsense! and what sort of an effect will the bequest have on you? Will it keep you in England, induce you to marry Miss Oliver, and settle down like an ordinary mortal?"
2  Now the wealth did not weigh on me: now it was not a mere bequest of coin, it was a legacy of life, hope, enjoyment.
3  The library has received a generous bequest from a local businessman.