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synonyms for tempt fate

  • ask for it
  • bell the cat
  • court danger
  • court disaster
  • push one's luck
  • tempt the gods
  • try one's hand
  • try one's luck
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How to use tempt fate in a sentence

It seemed to free her of a responsibility which she had blindly assumed and for which Fate had not fitted her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I cannot believe that a good God would create or tolerate a Devil, nor that he would allow the Devil to tempt man.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
She was a grown young woman when she was overtaken by what she supposed to be the climax of her fate.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Noble ambition—worthy of a less ignoble cause—a better fate!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He has a packet in his possession, that will inform Louis de Montemar of the fate of his father.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But this sudden blow was a reminder that fate had been capricious to spoiled darlings before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They used to tell us that this good God allowed a Devil to come on earth and tempt man to his ruin.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It is the fate of a lonely old man, that those about him should form new and different attachments and leave him.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The fate of the royal family after this defeat was extremely singular and distressing.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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