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Adjective
Able to be inherited, or passed from parents to their children
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“From that moment, Lucretia would be viewed by many as a criminal, for the common psychological thinking of the time held that criminality was an inherited trait.”
Adjective
Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors
“In the past, inherited heirloom jewelry would have been worn by mothers and their eligible daughters to signal the wealth of the family to interested suitors.”
Adjective
Used or second-hand, passed along by its prior user
Adjective
Earned
Adjective
Gained without special exertion
Adjective
In one's possession or ownership
Verb
Past tense for gain as possession from someone's death
“The leader may inherit a situation for which moral authority cannot produce obedience or may be too far removed to exercise it.”
Verb
Past tense for to come into an inheritance
“This allows you to decide exactly which people will inherit any money, property or other assets when you die.”
Verb
Past tense for to acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor
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