Thesaurus / off-chance
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He let his mind dwell on it until the off-chance began to look like an absolute certainty.
THE DIVINE FIREMAY SINCLAIR
Indeed, the sergeant ventured to suggest that Tristram should be branded on the off-chance of its turning out for his good.
THE BLUE PAVILIONSSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
But there had always been the off-chance that one of the specialists could come up with a new approach.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
And if Pratt escaped there was always the off-chance that Adam might be laid by the heels.
THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
The owners naturally do not keep such ships waiting on the off-chance of Government employment.
As he passed the stables, he glanced within, on the off-chance of finding a horse available.
ROGER INGLETON, MINORTALBOT BAINES REED
You and I will wait up there in the hills on the off-chance of picking up some news.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
It was a stark impossibility to hang about on the off-chance of meeting Blenkiron.
GREENMANTLEJOHN BUCHAN
The old man wouldn't risk a couple of horses on the off-chance.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
It's not irreverent for me to say it, I hope—but God comes in on the off-chance, George.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS

WORDS RELATED TO OFF-CHANCE

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