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It all rested on the fortuity of her getting five minutes alone with him.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
His succession to the throne was rather a fortuity than the result of hereditary claim.
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF IRELAND FROM AD 400 TO 1800MARY FRANCES CUSACK
But such a chance, such an absolute and actual fortuity, is a chimera which never occurs in nature.
THEODICYG. W. LEIBNIZ
In the Bible there is no fortuity: a great secret was hidden here.
THE MAGIC OF THE MIDDLE AGESVIKTOR RYDBERG
Let us change the situation then, but let us change it thoroughly, and so that its fortuity becomes powerless, and a law!
THE EGO AND HIS OWNMAX STIRNER
If by some immense fortuity there came a day when they were not sprinkled with innocent blood the poor souls s'ennuyaient.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
By some odd fortuity, a phonograph broke into wheezy song as the wayfarers swung down the street.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 31, NO. 1, MAY 1908VARIOUS
The permanency and durability of books is largely a matter of relativity and fortuity.
THE REIGN OF THE MANUSCRIPTPERRY WAYLAND SINKS
To be sure we accept a divine arbitrament, but by no means a natural fortuity.
THE MAGIC OF THE MIDDLE AGESVIKTOR RYDBERG
He is the favourite poet of the country by a happy fortuity rather than by the merit of special native inspiration.
AUSTRALIAN WRITERSDESMOND BYRNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FORTUITY

  • breaks
  • connections
  • contingencies
  • conveniences
  • cuts
  • events
  • excuses
  • fair shakes
  • fighting chances
  • fitnesses
  • flings
  • fortuities
  • freedoms
  • go
  • good fortunes
  • good lucks
  • happenings
  • hopes
  • hours
  • iron in the fires
  • junctures
  • leisures
  • liberties
  • moments
  • occasions
  • one's moves
  • one's says
  • one's turns
  • openings
  • passes
  • prayers
  • probabilities
  • reliefs
  • rooms
  • runs
  • scopes
  • shots
  • shows
  • spaces
  • spells
  • squeaks
  • stabs
  • the hunts
  • the runnings
  • times
  • turns
  • whacks
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