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synonyms for befallen

  • ensue
  • materialize
  • transpire
  • action
  • bechance
  • betide
  • break
  • chance
  • cook
  • develop
  • fall
  • follow
  • gel
  • go
  • hap
  • happen
  • jell
  • occur
  • shake
  • smoke
  • supervene
  • come down
  • come off
  • come to pass
  • cook up a storm
  • cook with gas
  • fall out
  • go down

antonyms for befallen

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  • stay
  • stop
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How to use befallen in a sentence

When a tragic incident suddenly befalls the fringes of her social circle, she and her 30-something friends from college start to evaluate their love lives and career goals.
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The astronauts are unaware of the catastrophe that has befallen Earth, and it falls to Augustine to warn them not to return.
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That this kind of tragedy can befall you or befall somebody that you love, should encourage us all to realize we’re in this together.
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This kind of tragedy would never befall Arizona birders today.
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Earlier in my youth another severe affliction had befallen me in the same month.
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I ask if those measures had not been adopted, what would have befallen the Spanish people?
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Then they came back on their road & related unto Gunnhild what had befallen.
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Meanwhile, terrible trials had befallen the party who had started to found the Makololo Mission.
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Straightway did Sigurd take Olaf to the house of the Queen, and to her made known what had befallen.
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