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He spoke of the present-day tragedies and turmoil that struck the city while he and his classmates were in the academy.

So there are a few things we can do to try to prevent these tragedies.

Fifty years ago, we were just beginning to learn some important lessons from natural disasters, epidemics, and manmade tragedies.

While migrant ship tragedies at sea happen all too often, the latest sinking appears to have been no accident.

Together, they reveal their histories, teaching and learning from the shared tragedies of the past.

The tragedies of Corneille and Racine are forcible and finished, and should be read because classical.

Our mind is kept more occupied by Corneilles tragedies, but by Racines we are more softened and moved.

Other plays including tragedies and comedies, famous and not so famous, were acted at the Williamsburg Playhouse.

What scenes, what tragedies, what comedies, those bright houses and demure little villas concealed.

He lived to be ninety years old, and produced the most beautiful of his tragedies in his eightieth year, the "Oedipus at Colonus."


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tragedies, such as: misfortune, catastrophe, humiliation, wreck, shock, and mishap.

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