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legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior