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noun as in accidental happening

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Conway goes on to list a series of other coincidences that he suggests are not simply explained.

Sure, coincidences happen, but these guys make big cities look like one-horse villages.

Fenwick, by now in his late 70s, has amassed more than 2,000 accounts of what he calls “deathbed coincidences.”

Are all these setups, coincidences, misunderstandings, a shabby mass tabloid conspiracy, people on the make?

Coincidences and concordances linking her to her grandfather litter her life, she says.

It is these unique coincidences and recurrences that make it so easy to find relations between these sovereigns.

You see, sir, we must be on the right track; coincidences cannot extend through half a dozen names.

In fact, detective work, for all that is said on the other side, is mostly the ability to recognize and connect coincidences.

This is one of the coincidences with Laromiguière (Leçons , i. 103).

The question, however, is of small account in the face of the probability called forth by the coincidences that remain.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coincidences, such as: correspondence, accord, consonance, accordance, union, and concurrence.

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