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1‘he bequeathed his artworks to the city of Philadelphia’
leave, leave in one's will, will, make over, pass on, hand on, hand down, cede, consign, commit, entrust, grant, transfer, convey
donate, give, give over, turn over, vouchsafe
bestow on, confer on
2‘they bequeathed their expertise to those who built the railways’
hand down, hand on, pass on, impart, transmit
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