circumstance

[ sur-kuhm-stans or, esp. British, -stuhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumstance

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The good woman, although low in circumstance, is great in mind!

He must get the dominion over circumstance, or circumstance must get the dominion over him.

On them it is forced from without, by sheer pressure of circumstance.

This boy had, so she would accept what the gods of time and circumstance provided.

I afterwards fell in with Bradbury, who mentioned this circumstance to me.

Only one other circumstance is mentioned in the history of the Shunammite.

What a lesson of gratitude is taught in every scene and circumstance!

He saw, at a glance, that the circumstance might possibly be improved to further his own ends.

There is still one circumstance, replied I, which you seem to have overlooked.

The curse of circumstance had humbled, but reconciled him to the dust.

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