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In part, it’s just bad luck that the United States is being slammed with these events back-to-back-to-back.

The NBA draft lottery isn’t all about luck — teams tank for a reason, of course — but the bouncing pingpong balls do play a big role.

The next point on the luck end of the spectrum was the stock market.

The most you can do is put yourself in the path of luck—but to think you can guess with certainty the actual outcome is a presumptuousness the true poker player foregoes.

So stats achieved before they can stabilize are mostly the result of luck.

And good luck getting the song (and music video) to “Chandelier” out of your head.

The Horse You Came in On Saloon, Baltimore Horse-themed bars must be bad luck for famous authors.

Wearing the right foot of a chicken was considered good luck.

But good luck convincing other countries that the case against North Korea is airtight.

The story follows a down on his luck family man named Bill Scanlon (Wes Bentley), who takes to stealing after losing his job.

G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.

I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.

Then my luck changed and I found myself under one of the very greatest teachers of his time, Professor Huxley.

By bad luck d'Amade was away, up in the front trenches, and I could not well deliver myself to des Coigns.

Well, we must try our luck with a regulation sabre; they can't well refuse it; ours is the stronger and bigger man.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luck, such as: advantage, blessing, break, fluke, godsend, and happiness.

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