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A couple of people were treated for minor injuries but no major incidents occurred.

The number of protests in China between 2006 and 2010 doubled to 180,000, and those are only the reported “mass incidents.”

But those incidents are due to mistakes and leaks, not proper fracking procedures.

Sharpton, well known for a series of controversial incidents earlier in his career, also played defense about his own resume.

One of those incidents came last December, when a driver for the company fatally struck 6-year-old Sofia Liu in a crosswalk.

Never did events of the utmost magnitude hinge on incidents so trivial to the community at large.

Concurrence finds incidents or concomitants of a fact or event, something that by accident became connected with it.

Avoid, at all times, mentioning subjects or incidents that can in any way disgust your hearers.

But the battle was not won until one of those strange incidents happened that distinguish the Mutiny from all other wars.

Out of these seven incidents, six are found, and found more than once, in the earlier forms of the Lancelot story.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incidents, such as: action, design, movement, narrative, scenario, and scene.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.