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  • impossible
  • unlikely
  • unreasonable
  • implausible
  • inapt
  • unforeseeable
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WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "to play cards" (now obsolete), from card (n.1). From 1925 as "to write (something) on a card for filing." Meaning "require (someone) to show ID" is from 1970s. Related: Carded; carding.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IN THE CARDS

chance

nounfate, luck

doomed

adjectivecondemned, hopeless
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