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  • n. inheritance

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Heritage; inheritance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Heritage; inheritance.


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  • Barring, however, only wants her to help him assure his in heritance by participating in one more crime, a murder.

    Not the Girl Next Door

  • I also knew someone who was of Greek and German heritance I think his mother was German and his father was Greek.

    cultural schizophrenia

  • A museum is only a custodian of our collective cultural heritance, and has a responsibility to make its holdings available to everyone.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • Several thinkers have been impressed by the predominant effect of one factor or another: Marx by the pressure of economic needs and of the current system for coping with them; Freud by the twists of emotional attitude formed in us during one helpless immaturity; Jung by the individual's in - heritance of ancestral archetypes of personal relation or function.


  • For the most part they grasp at aspects of their opponents 'work, such as the discovery of extrachromosomal in - heritance, or at the arguments of geneticists like

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The French monarch knew naught but to debauch his heritance; the French courtier intrigued and plundered; the French peasant, dogged and sullen in his long suffering, dragged out his miserable existence.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891

  • And gentle is the heritance that comes to us to-day.

    Public Speaking

  • Possibly it was some in - heritance from my visionary father which made me, at the end of three months, waive these sage reflections, pack my few possessions, and start for Boston, where I entered the theological school of the university in February, 1876.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • My mother, who died at sea when I was born, gave me a heritance with winds and waves and stars.

    Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet

  • Our present confidence in the testimony of the Christian consciousness is an in heritance from the

    The Theology of Schleiermacher: A Condensed Presentation of His Chief Work, "The Christian Faith"


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