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Which is all some strange historical happenstance, considering Bartini was not actually born in Russia.
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It was the kind of happenstance interaction anyone would likely write off as a weird New York City occurrence.
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When Dawn Aponte came to the NFL in 1991, it was by “total happenstance,” as she recalls.
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He’s shooting the ball and playing with confidence — the rebounding and blocking shots is not by happenstance.
THOMAS BRYANT IS MAKING THE LEAP BY CONTROLLING HIS EMOTIONS. WESTBROOK AND BEAL HELP, TOO.AVA WALLACEJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A series of happenstances and a surprising federal law have contributed to the paucity of NFL games played on Friday, for instance.
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Out of the chaos of happenstance they were finding rules of order, certain formulas of behavior, equations of force.
EMPIRECLIFFORD DONALD SIMAK
As for deceased, his ontimely evaporation that a-way is but the frootes of happenstance.
FARO NELL AND HER FRIENDSALFRED HENRY LEWIS
This is contrasted to happenstance decision making based on impulsiveness and wishful thinking.
SEQUENTIAL PROBLEM SOLVINGFREDRIC LOZO
The German was just a happenstance, a castaway in the war for Arzachel.
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
But the happenstance habits of nature were steadily being integrated into the control program of man.
THE THIRST QUENCHERSRICK RAPHAEL
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WORDS RELATED TO HAPPENSTANCE

  • accident
  • advantage
  • adventure
  • bad luck
  • break
  • cast
  • casualty
  • coincidence
  • contingency
  • destination
  • destiny
  • doom
  • even chance
  • fluke
  • fortuitousness
  • fortuity
  • fortune
  • future
  • gamble
  • good luck
  • haphazard
  • happenchance
  • happening
  • happenstance
  • haza
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