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What better hap could a cavalry subaltern desire than such a fight under such conditions?
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But natheless it may hap that I find a chief who is less afeared of great ventures than thou art, King.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Sea sprinkles wrinkles, tinkles lightShells' bells—boy's joys that hap to snap!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
The Queen had tried to hold back Gilbert 'of her especial care, as a man noted of no good hap by sea.'
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
But as to getting things into the house hap hazard, really everything is so dear—it's quite out of reason.'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
In physical science, great results may be obtained by hap-hazard experiments; but this is not the case in Morals.
HOW TO OBSERVEHARRIET MARTINEAU
The driveway was an example of what road-making should beentirely different from the hap-hazard work done on the country roads.
RUTH FIELDING AT SUNRISE FARMALICE B. EMERSON
The yield was not a heavy one, but it was sufficient to justify the rather hap-hazard experiments.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Hap-hazard planting in California is humbug unless wedded to Yankee shrewdness.
SEVENTY YEARS ON THE FRONTIERALEXANDER MAJORS
Captain Hap was wiser in his generation than the child of light.
A SINGULAR LIFEELIZABETH STUART PHELPS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HAP

  • accident
  • break
  • destiny
  • fate
  • fifty-fifty
  • fortuity
  • fortune
  • hap
  • happenstance
  • hazard
  • occasion
  • occurrence
  • toss-up
  • unforeseen event
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