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a gift by will especially of money or other personal property : bequest

The meaning of the word legacy is a gift by will especially of money or other personal property : bequest.

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hatcha small door or opening (as in an airplane or spaceship)
igniteto set afire
aperturean opening or open space : hole
transparenthaving the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly : pellucid
oscillateto swing backward and forward like a pendulum
desperatehaving lost hope
bastiona projecting part of a fortification
dilapidateddecayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
torsothe human body apart from the head, neck, arms, and legs : the human trunk