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Still, DoorDash must prove that its growth during the pandemic was no fluke.
CITRON CALLS THIS THE ‘MOST RIDICULOUS’ IPO OF 2020LEE CLIFFORDDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
In 1989 a meteorological fluke helped Ken Lohmann, a biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, confirm that hatchlings use waves as a guide.
HOW SEA TURTLES FIND THEIR WAY - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGJASON G. GOLDMANDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
These were not flukes, either — San Diego and Chicago finished the season ranked Nos.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN THE WILDEST MLB PLAYOFFS EVERNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Republicans think Brindisi’s win was a fluke, and now he has a record they can wield to try to pin him as a standard Democrat.
THE HOUSE SEATS MOST LIKELY TO FLIP IN NOVEMBERAMBER PHILLIPSSEPTEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For me, that is a lot of similar results for this to be a fluke.
I’M AN EPIDEMIOLOGIST AND A DAD. HERE’S WHY I THINK SCHOOLS SHOULD REOPEN.BENJAMIN P. LINASJULY 9, 2020VOX
We anchored on the north side of the former, but broke the fluke, from the rocky nature of the bottom.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
(a) Flatworms are sometimes parasitic, examples being the tapeworm and liver fluke.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Such is seen in the life history of the liver fluke, a flatworm which kills sheep, and in the tapeworm.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
If I thought he meant the boy any harm he'd get his nose rove foul in the shake of a fluke.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
Fluke worms, therefore, can never be regarded as a cause of rot, they must be looked upon merely as a symptom.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLUKE

  • blessing
  • bonanza
  • break
  • fluke
  • good break
  • jackpot
  • luck of the Irish
  • luck of the draw
  • lucky strike
  • mere luck
  • stroke of luck
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