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transpire

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of transpire

  1. to take place <please tell me what transpired on the night of October 1> Synonyms be, befall, betide, chance, come, come about, come down, come off, cook, do, go down [slang], go on, hap, occur, pass, happenRelated Words break, develop, rise, shape (up); arise, come up, crop (up), materialize, spring (up); intervene; fall out, follow, result, turn out; go off, proceed





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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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